Oyakodon (親子丼)

20 Apr

Oyakodon (親子丼)

Oyakodon is Japanese rice bowl dish, in which chicken, egg, yellow onion, and other ingredients are all simmered together in a sauce and then served on top of a large bowl of rice.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of rice (I used brown rice)
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1/4 pound of chicken thighs (can be substituted with chicken breast)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of shirodasji shoyu (no colored soy sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon of soy sauce
  • 1 jumbo egg or 2 smaller eggs
  • 3 stems of mitsuba (can be substituted with or in addition to other ingredients, such yellow onion)
  • 1/6 teaspoon of salt

Serving Size: 1

18 Minutes (4 Minutes Prep)


  1. Prepare 1 cups of rice in the rice cooker / pot (wash and provide adequate water – 1 2/3 cup suggested) and leave it to cook
  2. Slice the chicken into small pieces and season it with a 1/6 teaspoon of salt
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  4. Slice the mitsuba so that they are about an inch long
  5. Beat one jumbo egg or two smaller eggs
  6. Prepare Sauce:
    – Pour 1/3 cup of water into a bowl
    – Add 1/2 teaspoon of shirodashi shoyu to the bowl
    – Add a 1 teaspoon of soy sauce and stir
  7. When rice is done, place rice in an oversized bowl and begin cooking the chicken by pour the sauce on a pan with moderate heat
  8. Add the sliced chicken to the pan and let it simmer until chicken is cooked
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  10. Then add the sliced mitsuba and beaten eggs evenly over the pan
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  12. Let it sit til the egg is almost cooked
  13. Then slide it over the rice in the oversized bowl
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There you have a delicious bowl of Oyakodon for one. Enjoy!

2 Responses to “Oyakodon (親子丼)”

  1. guest March 29, 2012 at 11:07 pm #


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