Tori-Soboro Donburi (Scrambled Chicken Bowl, 鶏そぼろ丼)

Less than 20 minutes to prepare! Strongly recommended for Japanese cuisine beginners. All you need is chicken and eggs. Perfect Sunday’s colourful lunch and a Bento’s good friend! Looks so pretty and yummy.

Ingredients

(3 servings)
[Tori-Soboro (scrambled chicken)]
  • 300 g of ground chicken
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of cooking sake (if any, otherwise white wine)
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh ginger juice
  • 2 tablespoons of mirin (if any, otherwise 2 tablespoons of sake and 2 teaspoons of sugar.)
[Tamago-Soboro (scrambled egg)]
  • 6 beaten eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 100 g of Green beans (If any, otherwise boiled green peas)
  • 600 g of cooked rice. (To prepare cooked rice, check this page.)
Green beans are called “Ingen(いんげん)” in Japan, with slender edible pods.

Instruction

  1. Boil green beans. Then cut them into small pieces.
  2. Put ground chicken, soy sauce, cooking sake, sugar and mirin in a bowl and mix them.

  3. Put the mixture in a frying pan. Heat over medium heat. And mix them with 2 pairs of chopsticks until the ground chicken is cooked.

  4. Put beaten eggs, sugar and salt in a bowl and mix them.

  5. Put the beaten eggs in a pan. Heat over medium heat. And mix them with 2 pairs of chopsticks until the eggs are cooked.

  6. Put rice in a bowl. Then put scrambled chicken, eggs and green beans over the rice. Now your Tori-Soboro Don is ready! いただきます!

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