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  • Prawn & Shrimp Takikomigohan

    Prawns & Kimchi Takikomigohan

    Prawns and Kimchi go very well together. Today I cooked everything together in the rice cooker. It’s another Takikomigohan dish. Super quick & easy to prepare if you have already shelled Prawns. Prawns can be replaced with Squid. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 200 to 250g shelled Prawns *thawed if frozen1 tablespoon Sake (Rice Wine)1 to …

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    Halloween Zombie Bento

    In the Halloween season last year, I made ‘Zombie Cookies’. It was great fun making those Zombie faces with cookie dough. This year, I decided to make Zombie Bento (a packed lunch). This Bento has been inspired by Chicken Soboro Don. I used Beef Mince instead of Chicken Mince, but you can use other Minced …

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    Smoked Sausage & Corn Takilkomigohan

    The most commonly available Smoked Sausage where I live is Kransky, that’s why I used Kransky. You can use your favourite Smoked Sausages. It’s a Takikomigpohan, a Japanese dish of Rice that is cooked with other ingredients and seasonings. Using a rice cooker, it’s super easy. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 cups (*180ml cup) Short …

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    Bamboo Shoot & Abura-age Takikomigohan

    Where I grew up in Japan, Bamboo Shoots were not something we purchase from stores. Bamboo shoots came out of the ground in every spring wherever bamboos were growing. Some of our family relatives and friends who owned bamboo groves always shared their seasonal harvest with us. I miss the fresh Bamboo Shoots. One of …

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    Bacon Takikomigohan

    I had some rashers of Bacon siting in the fridge for a while, and I needed to use them up. Then I hit on a good idea! I cooked the Bacon with Rice in the rice cooker. It’s an attempt to make a new Takikomigohan dish. I seasoned it with the typical Japanese seasonings, Soy …

  • Chicken Mazegohan

    Teriyaki Chicken Mazegohan

    When I make a ‘Bento’ lunch for my family members, I often cook Teriyaki Chicken and I place it on the packed Rice. I often add Ginger to Teriyaki Sauce. This dish is actually exactly the same thing. I just cut Chicken into smaller pieces and I mixed the Teriyaki Chicken with freshly cooked Rice. …

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    Tuna & Wakame Mazegohan

    Here is another dish you can make with the humble Canned Tuna. This is a Mezegohan dish. Rice and other ingredients are cooked separately and mixed together. You can actually use leftover cooked rice for this dish. In that case, you don’t need to cook anything. Just mix all ingredients. Anyone can make it. Makes …

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    Mexican Inspired Chicken Takikomigohan

    ‘Takikomigohan’ is a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with other ingredients and seasoning. Using a rice cooker, it is easy to cook. Today I added the spices that I use for ‘Chilli Con Carne’. It’s a Mexican inspired Takikomigohan. Chicken can be replaced with other meat such as Pork or Sausages, or Seafood is also …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Fish Katsu Don

    ‘Katsu Don’ is a very popular Japanese rice bowl dish, and ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlet) is often used. This is a Fish version. Crumbed Fried Fish OR Battered Fried Fish are both suitable. If you have some leftovers, try this delicious rice bowl for a quick & easy meal. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1/4 cup Dashi …

  • Fish Onigiri (Rice Balls)

    Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls

    In Japan, ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls are available in so many different flavours and with different fillings. ‘Onigiri’ are becoming popular in Australia, too. One of the most popular fillings is Tuna & Mayonnaise. I heard many international visitors to Japan fall in love with this Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Ball. Do you want to make …

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    Lemongrass Chicken Jasmine Rice

    This is another ‘Takikomigohan’, a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with other ingredients and seasoning, but the flavour of this dish is not Japanese. I used Lemongrass to add flavours to the Rice. Lemongrass is South East Asian herb, so I use Jasmine Rice. I seasoned it with Fish Sauce instead of Soy Sauce. It …

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    Pork & Kimchi Takikomigohan

    ‘Pork & Kimchi’ is a great combination that can be used for Fried Rice, Stir-fried Udon, Rice Bowl, and many many more. You can simply cook Rice with ‘Pork & Kimchi’. If a jar of Kimchi is sitting in your fridge, try this dish. You don’t need to precook anything. Just place all ingredients in …

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    Corn & Salmon Rice with Butter Soy Sauce

    ‘Butter & Soy Sauce’ goes well with Corn. It also goes well with Rice. And Salmon, too. How about all together? Then I tried. I added grated Carrot as well for colour and extra nutrients. Using a rice cooker, it is absolutely easy to cook. The result? It CAN’T be bad. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Curry Fish Takikomigohan

    Tuna Curry Takikomigohan

    If you are doing financially tough, stock Canned Tuna. You can cook loads of delicious and nutritious dishes with it. Have a look at the list of ingredients below. I believe most people have them all. This rice dish can be cooked with those staple ingredients and won’t cost much at all. Makes 4 Servings …

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    Enoki Rice

    I cooked Rice with Enoki. No other ingredients. It’s a very simple ‘Takikomigohan’ dish, that is a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with other ingredients and seasonings. If you like Enoki, you would enjoy it. I usually don’t precook ingredients when I make ‘Takikomigohan’, but I recommend to precook Enoki for this dish. The flavour …

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