Best Toban Yaki Recipes

by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  August 1, 2022

17 easy recipes anyone can make...

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Toban yaki is delicious and you may have seen it at a restaurant recently and now want to start making your own, but it actually isn’t just one dish.

It’s a cooking style on a ceramic plate, and there are several dishes you can make in this way.

Here are my favorite toban yaki dishes:

Kobe beef toban yaki recipe
There are various recipes that you can make toban yaki style. Here's one that features a Kobe beef base.
Check out this recipe
Grilled kobe beef toban yaki recipe
Mushroom Toban Yaki Recipe
Mushrooms are such good meat substitutes, and this dish is just full of them, all with different textures and flavors.
Check out this recipe
Mushroom toban yaki recipe
Seafood Toban Yaki Recipe
Toban yaki is such a fun way to cook, but add seafood and a little Japanese togarashi spice, and it's a dish you won't be able to resist.
Check out this recipe

There are a lot of variations you can make here, and basically, you can make anything in your toban, once you’ve bought a good one (reviews here).

It would be a shame not to use it more, although cooking a hamburger on the ceramic grill might seem a bit out of place.

I find that when I take out the plate and base, it gives me inspiration to make a fusion dish out of almost any type of meat I cook on it and I use spices and sauces like soy sauce way more often.

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Bite My Bun is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with Japanese food at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.