Bonito Brown Rice w/ Yakiniku Pork

November 18, 2015


Author Notes: Inspired by the famous Yoshinoya's chain known for its beef bowl (Gyudon), I've came up with this recipe - Bonito Brown Rice w/ Yakiniku Iberico Pork Slices . イベリコ鰹玄米 . Iberico Katsuo Genmai.xlbcr

Serves: 2

Ingredients

Yakiniku Pork

  • 200 grams pork slices
  • 200 milliliters water
  • 5 grams stock cube/bouillon
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sake or cooking wine
  • 2 tablespoons miring
  • 18 grams winter melon sugar, coarsely chopped or substitute with brown sugar
  • 1/2 whole onion cut into half inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • a pinches scallions & sesame for garnishing

Bonito Brown Rice

  • 150 grams brown rice
  • 6 grams bonito flakes
  • 1 tablespoon miso paste
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 80 grams enoki mushroom
  • 100 grams pea shoots
  • a pinches white pepper to taste
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. In a pot, bring 500ml of water to a boil. Lower the heat down to medium low, and add in the bonito flakes. Let it simmer for 5 minutes, then add in brown rice, miso paste, soy sauce & salt to taste. Cover with a lid and let the rice cook for about 20 minutes. I like my grains with some bite to it, extend the time if you like it softer.
  2. After 20 minutes add in the enoki and pea shoots for a minute or two & white pepper to taste. Set aside till ready for assembling.
  3. While waiting for the rice to be cooked, in a pan sauteed the pork slices with a tbs of oil till the pork are 60% cooked through. After which, add in 200ml of water/chicken stock & simmer on medium heat for two minutes. Remove the pork slices from the stock & set aside. Add in soy sauce, winter melon sugar, grated ginger, mirin, sake & onion slices and cook on medium low till onions turn soft.
  4. Once the onions turn soft, put the pork slices back in and continue cooking for 5 minutes. Assemble on a plate with the grains first then top with tons of pork slices and a raw egg yolk right in the center. Garnish with scallions & sesame seeds~ You are ready to serve!

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