Taste of Japan in Your Kitchen
Taste of Japan in Your Kitchen
by Maki Shibata

Takikomi Gohan with Chicken and Burdock

If you like rice, then you're sure to love Takikomi Gohan. Takikomi Gohan is rice cooked with dashi, soy sauce, and seasonal ingredients. This recipe uses chicken and burdock, and it's oozing with umami. It's a balanced meal that has both meat and vegetables, and it's delicious even when cold. Perfect for bento and rice balls!
Cooking time
15 min
Total Calories
297 Kcal
Ingredients
11
by Maki Shibata

Ingredient

6
Rice
2 rice cup (2 go) or 300g
Dashi soup
360ml
Chicken thigh
100g
Burdock
1/2 (75g)
Carrot
1/5 (30g)
Sesame oil
1/2 tbsp
A
Sugar
1/2 tbsp
Sake
2 tbsp
Mirin (Sweet sake)
2 tbsp
Soy sauce
2 tbsp
Salt
0.5g

Nutrition

Calories
・・・ 297 Calories
Sodium
・・・ 412 mg
Fat
・・・ 4.1 g
Protein
・・・ 8.1 g
Carbonhydrates
・・・ 52.5 g
Fiber
・・・ 1.6 g
Cholesterol
・・・ 15 mg

Instructions

STEP 1

Wash the rice. Place in the rice cooker and add the dashi soup stock Let it sit for at least 30 minutes.

STEP 2

Cut the chicken thigh into small pieces. Julienne the burdock and the carrots.

STEP 3

Heat sesame oil in a frying pan. Saute the chicken. Once it has browned, add the burdock and carrot slices along with ingredients A. Keep cooking until the liquid reduces to about half the original amount.

STEP 4

Add the ingredients from step 3 to the rice cooker. Cook the rice as usual.

STEP 5

Once the rice cooker indicates that the rice is done, let it sit and steam for about 10 minutes before mixing well. Serve.