Japanese Chicken-Scallion Rice Bowl

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 55 mins

In Japan, this hearty, healthy rice dish is a popular form of comfort food at home and in resturants. Ingredient note: Mirin is a low-alcohol rice wine essential to japanese cooking. Look for it in your supermarket with the Asain or gourment ingredients. An equal portion of Sherry or white wine with a pinch of sugar may be substituted for Mirin.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place short-grain brown rice in a fine sieve and rinse throughly under cold water to remove starch.
  2. Combine the rice with the 2 1/2 cups cold water in a medium saucepan, bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low; cook until all the water is absorbed, 40 minutes, let rest, covered, for 10 minutes (Alternatively, prepare instant brown rice addorfing to package directions).
  3. While the rice is resting, pour broth into a heavey medium saucepan, along with sugar, soy sauce and bring to boil, reduce to heat to medium-low.
  4. Stir egg whites and the whole egg in a small bowl until just mixed.
  5. Add chicken to the simmering broth; gently pour in the egg mixture, WITHOUT STIRRING,sprinkle scallions on top; when the egg starts to firm up; after about 3 minutes. stir it with chopsticks or a knife, The chicken will be cooked by now.
  6. Divide the rice among 4 deep soup bowls and top with the chicken mixture, enjoy.
Most Helpful

5 5

Quick, easy and satisfying. DH said, "Yum," on his first bite and gobbled the rest up. 'Nuf said...

5 5

I tripled the stock and used 1 lb of chicken and got 5 good sized bowls out of this. I thought there was too much rice but it all got used up!! I followed the recipe but I think next time I would swirl the egg mixture into the broth. Good meal served with a veggie. Thanks Barb