Easiest Way to Make Perfect Katsudon or could be oyako don - Japanese staple dish

Katsudon or could be oyako don - Japanese staple dish. Great recipe for Katsudon or could be oyako don - Japanese staple dish. Classic Japanese katsudon using pre-made tonkatsu. Switch katsu to chicken then it's oyako don.

Easiest Way to Make Perfect Katsudon or could be oyako don - Japanese staple dish
Oyako donburi, typically referred to simply as Oyakodon, is a Japanese dish consisting of chicken and egg cooked together in a light soup then poured over rice. The name of the dish literally translates to "parent-child" rice bowl. "Oya" means parents, hence the chicken, and "ko" means child, hence the egg. Yakiniku - Don is a Japanese dish consisting of a bowl of steamed plain rice topped with grilled Yakiniku meat. You can have Katsudon or could be oyako don - Japanese staple dish using 7 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Katsudon or could be oyako don - Japanese staple dish

  1. You need 1/2 of yellow onion.
  2. Prepare 1 of tonkatsu (1/2 if big) or 1 thighs.
  3. You need 2 of good quality eggs.
  4. Prepare 1 table spoon of dashi powder.
  5. Prepare 1 tablespoon of mirin.
  6. Prepare 1 tablespoon of shoyu (soy sauce).
  7. Prepare 1/2 tablespoon of sugar.

Unlike Gyudon, the meat for Yakiniku Don is first grilled or pan-fried, then dressed with the sauce called " Yakiniku no Tare (焼肉のタレ: sauce meant for Yakiniku )" and placed on a bowl of rice. Oyako means - mother and child, so goes to say, chicken and egg. So the dish literally means chicken and eggs in a bowl, served over hot rice. The photo is not my own but to give you an idea of what is looks like.

Katsudon or could be oyako don - Japanese staple dish step by step

  1. Slice onion. In a pan, heat 1/2 cup water and add dashi and mirin. When boiled, add onion and cook low heat for 10 minutes. Add sugar and shoyu. Taste and add more shoyu if needed..
  2. Cut the tonkatsu bite size and place on top of the onion and cook a few minutes. Many Asian supermarket sells tonkatsu. This is panko breaded fried pork. For oyako don, replace this with chicken thighs. Cook for 5 minutes till chicken is cooked..
  3. In a bowl, mix eggs very roughly and pour over the tonkatsu. Rise to medium heat for 20 seconds then high heat for 20-30 seconds till eggs look 70% cooked. Stop the heat..
  4. Put one cup rice in a bowl. Carefully top the katsu/egg on the rice. Try to slide from the pot on top of the rice. Sprinkle hichimi (Japanese seven spice chilli powder).

The first donburi, which is the una-don or unadon has happily maintained its popularity among the Japanese people. The combination of grilled eel, sweet soy sauce, and rice has went from being a movie house dish, into a staple dish among Japanese restaurants. The donburi (丼) has long become a staple of Japanese restaurants and households. On the surface, the don is a simple dish. It oftens consists of meat, fish, vegetables, and other ingredients simmered in a sauce, which is then served on a bed of sushi rice for the customer to enjoy.

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