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    Chicken and Egg on Rice (Oyako Donburi)

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    Hey Jude's Note:

    This is a great dish for lunch. I found this recipe in Quick and Easy Japanese Cuisine for Everyone by Yukiko Moriyama.

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    Simmering Sauce


    1. 1
      Cut the chicken breast into thin slices.
    2. 2
      Soak dried shiitake mushrooms in lukewarm water until soft.
    3. 3
      Cut off hard stems and cut in halves.
    4. 4
      Cut onion into thin slices.
    5. 5
      Chop cilantro.
    6. 6
      In a large skillet with a lid, mix all the simmering sauce ingredients and bring to a boil.
    7. 7
      Add chicken, mushrooms and onion and cook over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes, or until chicken is done and onion is tender.
    8. 8
      Beat eggs in a small bowl, then pour over the chicken and cover with a lid.
    9. 9
      Cook until the egg is set, about 1 minute on low heat.
    10. 10
      Sprinkle cilantro on top.
    11. 11
      To serve: put about 1 1/4 cup of rice in a large, deep bowl and gently lay 1/4 of the chicken and egg mixture on top.
    12. 12
      Pour simmering sauce over and serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 12, 2003


      this is an excellent recipe, I made it for my JApanese class and they all loved it and my Japanese teacher said that it was very authentic

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    • on October 08, 2012


      Simple and tasty! Exactly what I was looking for.

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    • on July 01, 2012


      Amazing. I've never had Oyako Donburi before (I was a little hesitant about something non-breakfasty with eggs poured on top,) but I'll definitely add it to my regular menu now. I may even make just the sauce sometime--it would be great on stir-fries. Thank you, Hey Jude.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken and Egg on Rice (Oyako Donburi)

    Serving Size: 1 (475 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 516.6
    Calories from Fat 68
    Total Fat 7.5 g
    Saturated Fat 2.1 g
    Cholesterol 240.4 mg
    Sodium 1247.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 75.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    Sugars 5.4 g
    Protein 32.5 g

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