Japanese Gyudon

Gyudon is a popular Japanese dish, consisting of a bowl of steamed rice topped with beef, onion and shiraga-negi (green onion). It is a very versatile and simple dish, great for busy weeknights or as a side. The dish has a strong sweet and savory flavor and an unmistakable aroma of beef and onions. Whether you are new to Japanese cuisine or a seasoned pro, this dish is sure to please.


– 2 cups of cooked white rice
– 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
– 8oz sliced beef
– 1/2 onion, diced
– 1/2 cup dashi broth
– 2 tablespoons soy sauce
– 2 tablespoons Mirin (sweet cooking sake)
– Shredded shiraga-negi (green onion) for garnish


1. Heat the vegetable oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
2. Add the beef and onion to the pan and cook until the beef is lightly browned.
3. Add the dashi, soy sauce and Mirin to the pan and bring to a boil.
4. Reduce the heat to low and simmer the sauce for about 10 minutes.
5. Divide the cooked rice among 4 bowls and top each with the beef and onion mixture.
6. Garnish with the shiraga-negi and serve.