Oyako Don (親子丼, Chicken and Eggs Bowl)

“Oyako” means “a parent and a kid” in Japanese.
Not to mention, Oya = Chicken, Ko = Eggs.


(2 servings)

  • 1 piece of chicken thigh
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 of onion
  • consomme bouillon: 1 cube consume broth
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • cooking sake : 3 tablespoons ( white wine is also okay)
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 160 cc of water
  • 400 g of cooked rice


  1. Cut the onion into wedges. Cut chicken into bite-size chunks.

  2. Put some water, consommé bouillon, soy sauce, cooking sake and sugar in a pan, then boil over medium heat.
  3. Add the onion and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Then, add the chicken and simmer over medium heat again for about 4 minutes.

  4. Beat eggs lightly. Then add 2/3 of them to the pan. Turn the heat down to low and simmer for 2 minutes with a lid.

    Use two pairs of chopsticks, and don’t beat too much.
  5. Add the rest of beaten eggs and boil at medium heat for 10 seconds.
  6. Put them over the freshly cooked rice.

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