Oyakadon is a traditional Japanese dish consisting of chicken sautéed and egg in seasoned broth over rice in a bowl. Oyako means parents and children, like chicken and egg; while don is short for donburi, which means bowl. A whole meal in one bowl, it is a healthy dish as everything is boiled without adding oil. Besides, this dish is also easy and quick to make! Try making your very own Oyakodon with the recipe below!
- 100g Chicken Thighs
- 100g Onions
- 4 Eggs
- 4 stalks Mitsuba
- Parsley (cut into 2cm pieces)
- 2 Egg Yolks
- 300g Steamed Rice
- 4 tsp Soy Sauce
- 2 tbsp Mirin
- 4 tbsp Dashi Stock
- ¼ tsp Sugar
- Combine the soy sauce, mirin, dashi stock and sugar. Stir to dissolve the sugar.
- Cut chicken into thin slices. Add chicken slices to the broth.
- Lightly beat the eggs. Avoid overmixing to create a soft and silky texture.
- Separate every two layers of the onion. Then, cut them into 1cm slices.
- Add onion to the chicken. Heat the pan on medium heat. And cover with a lid.
- When the meat begins to turn white, flip it over.
- When the chicken is almost cooked, add the mitsuba parsley. Then, distribute the beaten egg.
- Place the ingredients onto a bowl of hot steamed rice. Make a shallow hole in the centre. And place the fresh egg yolk into it.
There you have it folks, a recipe on Oyakodon! Craving for more Japanese cuisine recipes? Then check out our delicious recipes on Tendon, Donkatsu and Chicken Mushroom Don.
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