Anita Dieckhöfer
In Japanese Gyudon Means "Beef Bowl". Gyudon is one of the popular dishes from Japan which actually only contains rice with beef toppings. It represents comfort food, which is made very easily. Gyūdon can be found in many restaurants in Japan and some fast food chains specialize exclusively in the dish.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 4 people



  • 500 gr Beef slice/Beef chuck roll/beef scotch fillet (very thinly sliced)
  • 100 ml chicken stock or dashi (you can used powdered dashi if you like)
  • 6 tbsp Shoyu (Japanese soy sauce)
  • 4 tbsp Mirin (Japanese sweet sake for cooking)
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 pcs Onion
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 3 cm Ginger (thinly sliced)
  • 1 pcs Spring Onion
  • a pinch of Pepper
  • a pinch of Salt
  • Cooking oil



  • Combine the stock or dashi, Shoyu, Mirin and Sugar in a bowl. Set aside
  • Heat the pan and add some oil. Add garlic and onion, then saute until fragant. Add ginger and saute again for about 1 minutes.
  • Add in the beef and stir until the beef changes color.
  • Add the sauce and stir until the beef is just cooked. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Fill bowl with rice, flattening the top of the rice, and then add the beef mixture on top, allowing a little of the stock to soak into the rice. Sprinkle over a little bit of sesame and spring onion.
    Your bowl of happiness is ready!

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