Chicken with Egg Bowl Donburi

The donburi is such a popular dish in Japan that there are restaurants devoted to it. This is one of the most common varieties.


Serves: 1

  • 130g rice
  • 50g chicken thigh
  • 1/4 leek
  • 1 egg
  • 75ml dashi
  • 20ml soy sauce
  • some nori and chervil (to garnish)


  1. Cut the chicken into bite size pieces. Cut the leek diagonally into thin slices. Place the chicken, leek, dashi, soy sauce and mirin in a frying pan and bring to the boil.
  2. Pour the beaten egg over the top of the ingredients to cover the surface. When it starts to boil again, turn off the heat and leave it to settle for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Place the chicken and egg topping carefully over the rice and garnish with chopped nori and chervil.