donburi mmm

I love food.. , but the choices that i make are not always ones that would suit the rest of the household, but  now that have the house to myself for a while, can start experementing with cooking… today’s dish is Oyako Donburi. And for the vege nutters out there, you can always subsitute the chicken 😉

and following the recipe below.. it turned out very tastey, if not a little overcooked 😉


How to Make Oyako Donburi

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In Japanese, “Oyako” means chicken and egg. A donburi dish consists of the ingredients layered on a bed of hot rice, usually in a bowl.Serves 1


  • 1 to 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/2 chicken breast, sliced
  • 1 strip bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 green onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chili sauce with garlic [had none – so used fresh garlic and dried chilli]
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten


  1. Heat skillet over medium-low heat and add the vegetable oil. Place sliced onions in skillet in a single layer and put chicken strips on top pf the onion. Do not mix or stir anything. Let that cook until the onions caramelize.
  2. Mix together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, chili sauce, salt, sugar and water and pour over the chicken and onions. It should just cover the chicken. Let that cook (not stirring anything) until the sauce it reduced by half and making sure the chicken is cook fully.
  3. Sprinkle the bacon over the top and add the beaten eggs. Cook until the eggs start to set.
  4. Serve over rice and garnish with the green onions.


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