Donburi Japanese rice bowl

AuthorKeith HubnerDifficultyIntermediate

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

Rice & Veg
 200g brown rice
 120g red cabbage, shredded
 2 tsp rice vinegar
 1 tsp sesame oil
 1 tsp agave syrup
 1 aubergine, chopped small
 200g shiitake mushrooms, chopped small
 4 shallots, chopped finely
 2 carrots, julienned
 1 avocado, stoned, peeled and sliced
Donburi sauce
 80ml soy sauce
 50ml mirin
 1 tbsp maple syrup
 1/2 tsp freshly grated ginger
 1 garlic clove, crushed
Nori & sesame sprinkle
 Handful of toasted nori flakes
 1 tbsp schichimi togarashi (If you don't have this blitz cayenne pepper, sesame seeds & black pepper)
 Handful of black sesame seeds

1

Cook the rice according to packet instructions

2

Place cabbage in a bowl with the rice vinegar, sesame oil and agave

3

Mix well and leave to pickle

4

Mix the ingredients for the donburi sauce together

5

Heat frying pan over medium heat and add a splash of oil

6

Fry the aubergine, mushrooms & shallots for 10 minutes

7

Add the donburi sauce and let it cook for 5 mins

8

Divide the rice and vegetables between 4 bowls

9

Add the cabbage, carrots & avocado

10

Mix the nori & sesame sprinkle altogether and sprinkle over the bowls

Ingredients

Rice & Veg
 200g brown rice
 120g red cabbage, shredded
 2 tsp rice vinegar
 1 tsp sesame oil
 1 tsp agave syrup
 1 aubergine, chopped small
 200g shiitake mushrooms, chopped small
 4 shallots, chopped finely
 2 carrots, julienned
 1 avocado, stoned, peeled and sliced
Donburi sauce
 80ml soy sauce
 50ml mirin
 1 tbsp maple syrup
 1/2 tsp freshly grated ginger
 1 garlic clove, crushed
Nori & sesame sprinkle
 Handful of toasted nori flakes
 1 tbsp schichimi togarashi (If you don't have this blitz cayenne pepper, sesame seeds & black pepper)
 Handful of black sesame seeds

Directions

1

Cook the rice according to packet instructions

2

Place cabbage in a bowl with the rice vinegar, sesame oil and agave

3

Mix well and leave to pickle

4

Mix the ingredients for the donburi sauce together

5

Heat frying pan over medium heat and add a splash of oil

6

Fry the aubergine, mushrooms & shallots for 10 minutes

7

Add the donburi sauce and let it cook for 5 mins

8

Divide the rice and vegetables between 4 bowls

9

Add the cabbage, carrots & avocado

10

Mix the nori & sesame sprinkle altogether and sprinkle over the bowls

Donburi Japanese rice bowl

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