Japanese Popular Lunch Menu: Oyako Domburi

Apr 10, 2012 06:22 PM EDT

Oyako literally means parent and child in reference to the fact that this dish’s main ingredients are both chicken and eggs. This very traditional Japanese rice bowl dish (domburi) with toppings can be found in almost any noodle shop in Japan.


Oyako Domburi

2 cups cooked Japanese rice
1 chicken breast or thigh, cut into bite size
1 onion, thinly sliced
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup dashi stock or chicken stock
1 tsp of sugar
1 tsp of Japanese soy sauce
Pinch of salt
Chopped green onions for garnish

1. In a bowl, mix together stock, soy sauce, sugar and salt. Pour the half into a small pan and boil.
2. Add in half of the chicken and onion and cook.
3. Add in half of the eggs in a thin stream over the chicken pieces.Allow to simmer until the egg is almost set.
4. In a bowl, place the chicken and egg onto the top of rice. Garnish with the chopped green onions.


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