Japanese Beef Bowl


  • By
    The Food Studio
  • Time
    20 minutes
Japanese Beef Bowl

Gyudon—beef boiled in salty-sweet broth and served on top of rice—is one of the most popular dishes in Japan. It is so delicious that you'll want to put a lot of the umami-packed broth on top of steaming white rice.

Nutrition per Serving
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  • Fiber
  • Cholesterol


  • 0.25  Japanese leek (15g/0.5oz for 1 serving)
  • 0.5  package enoki mushrooms (50g/1.8oz for 1 serving)
    • A
    • 0.42  cup dashi stock
    • tbsp sake
    • 0.5  tbsp sugar
    • 0.5  tsp ginger squeezed juice
  • 0.33  lb thinly sliced beef
  • tbsp mirin
  • tbsp soy sauce
  • bowls cooked rice (200~250g/7~8oz for 1 serving)
  • to taste ; optional shichimi togarashi(Japanese red chili pepper mix)


Step 1

Slice the Japanese leek diagonally. Cut off the roots of the enoki mushrooms and wipe off excess dirt. Separate the mushrooms into bundles.

Step 2

Combine A in a pot. Bring to a boil, then add the beef.

Japanese Beef Bowl

Step 3

Once the beef has browned, add the leek, enoki mushrooms, mirin, and soy sauce. Simmer on high heat for 2 to 3 minutes.

Japanese Beef Bowl

Step 4

Serve rice in a bowl. Place the meat on top of the rice and sprinkle it with broth. Add a dash of shichimi togarashi to taste.

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