Updated: Apr 25, 2022
Who doesn't like the taste of gyudon!?
Gyudon is a rice bowl topped with loads of tender braised beef. Since it’s so tasty and easy to make, gyudon is listed as a Japanese comfort food. Many people might have experienced before that the beef gets too dry and tough.
To prevent this from happening, I’ll give you one very important tip to make a perfectly tender beef gyudon.
It is a simple thing that will make such a big difference in the result. I promise you will be the winner by making this!
It's super easy with just a couple steps!!
I often make this for a quick lunch!
<Yield> 4 servings
<Prep time> 3 minutes
<Cook time> 20 minutes
300g thinly sliced beef or pork
1 ½ cups water
½ cup rice wine
3 tablespoons Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Mirin
½ tablespoon sugar
chopped green onions
1. Peel the ginger using a spoon. Cut them in match sticks.
2. In a pot add in the water, rice wine, thinly sliced beef and ginger. Submerge everything into the soup. Bring it to a boil.
3. Once it comes to a boil, lower the heat and simmer until the liquid has reduced by half while removing the scum.
4 . When the liquid has evaporated half way, it’s time to add in the sugar, mirin and soy sauce. Continue to simmer until almost all the liquid has evaporated. off the heat and ready to serve!
5. Place the beef on top of rice along with a poached egg and some green onions.
-This is meant as a topping for rice. If you are eating it just by itself, you may find that it's a little too savory.
-You can also put it in a bento box if you evaporate the liquid more.
-You can add in onions, leeks and burdock.
Store in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.
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