Have you ever eat donburi? Donburi is well-known as typical Japanese rice bowls. Don refers to the bowl that the dish is served in, so for a typical donburi, you get a bowl of fluffy steamed rice with toppings such as vegetables and meat or seafood all in one meal.
In Japan, you can even find fast-food chains specialize in a donburi. Fulfilling and super convenient, it’s no wonder why they are a popular choice of quick meal amongst the office workers. From the grains and protein to the veggies and sauce, the wholesome components of a rice bowl makes it ideal to cook at home.
Savory and juicy sliced beef served over steamed rice, this delicious Yoshinoya Beef Bowl is a weeknight meal keeper. It consists of a bowl of steamed rice topped with thinly sliced beef and tender onion, simmered in a sweet and savory dashi broth seasoned with soy sauce and mirin.
Peeled and split the eggplant looks a bit like a fish fillet. This eggplant donburi is pretty darn tasty. Even it looks like fish, you will never taste fishy smell. This donburi is good for vegan people.
A very simple dish that’s quite popular in Japanese cooking. It’s a little sweet, salty, umami and the sauce has that typical sticky and starchy texture found in many Chinese stir-fries.
Soft fluffy egg stir fry with garlic chives served over hot rice, Niratama danburi is homey and extra comforting. The distinctive flavor of garlic chives defines the simple dish. You can find the deep green, flat-shaped garlic chives (also known as Chinese chives) at your local Asian grocery stores or Asian produce markets.
This donburi is sautéed in sesame oil, giving just a hint of nutty flavor; and cook until they were just browned, served over steaming rice, donburi style. The texture was not slimy like the mushrooms. The mushroom taste just like the meat with sesame oil.
So, are you interest to make your own donburi at home? Try to make homemade donburi with your favorite ingredients. You can bring this donburi as your lunch or your husband lunch in the office or even kids will like it.