Oyakodon without dashi recipe

by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  June 14, 2022

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Ingredients:

  • 1/4cup (60ml) dashi
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon sake
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon mirin
  • 1/4 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 chicken thigh, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 green onion, thinly sliced
  • Steamed rice

Cooking instructions:

  1. Turn on the stove, put the frying pan on top, and set to high heat. Add mirin, soy sauce, sake, sugar, and dashi, then bring to a boil.
  2. Toss in the onion and stir-fry for 1 minute on medium heat.
  3. Add the sliced chicken and cook for 5 – 6 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
  4. Get a small bowl and beat the egg into it. Pour the scrambled egg over the chicken and onion mix in the frying pan, cover with a lid, and cook for another minute.
  5. Transfer the oyakodon into a rice bowl, add sauce, sprinkle with green onions, then serve.

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