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Donburi japanese rice bowl

Donburi - Easy Japanese Rice Bowl

The most simplistic but tasty Japanese dish which is very close to my heart.  Japanese Donburi Rice Bowl is my absolute favorite Japanese Recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword japanese donburi, japanese rice bowl
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 389kcal


  • 2 steaks fat removed
  • 2 tbsp. Teriyaki Sauce
  • 1 cup Sushi Rice
  • 3 tsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 large carrot
  • 50 g pea shoots
  • Drizzle chilli oil according to taste
  • Drizzle of soy sauce according to taste
  • Pinch dried chilli flakes
  • 30 g miso paste optional


  • Marinade the steaks in the teriyaki sauce for at least two hours
  • Boil 1 cup of rice in 2 cups of water for 20 minutes
  • Add rice vinegar 5 minutes from the end of cooking time, turn off heat and cover pan without stirring to create sticky rice.
  • Place a frying pan on high heat and fry steak for 3 minutes each side, rest for a few minutes while you prepare the rest of the dish.
  • Spiralize of finely slice carrot
  • Divide rice into 2 bowls
  • Place pea shoots and carrot in each bowl
  • Slice steak into strips and place on top
  • Drizzle with chilli oil and soy sauce to suit your taste
  • Top off with a pinch of chilli flakes
  • Tip: To add extra flavour and moisture, add a splash of miso soup, to do this mix a tbsp. of miso paste in a small cup of boiling water and pour over your completed dish.