Gyudon Recipe (Japanese Beef Bowl)牛丼

Gyudon Recipe Japanese Beef Bowl


Gyudon (or Beef Bowl) is like convenient food for the Japanese. It can be prepared quickly and contains nutritious ingredients such as beef, onion, eggs and rice. I cook this meal when I have a full schedule for the kids until dinner. Tired of ordering pizza? What about Gyudon in the evening?

Gyudon (牛丼) or Beef Bowl is a popular quick meal in Japan. It consists of a bowl of steamed rice topped with thin slices of beef and delicate onion, simmered in a sweet and spicy dashi broth, seasoned with soy sauce and mirin.

Gyudon Recipe Japanese Beef Bowl

Beef don is basically a plate of thinly sliced ​​fatty beef cooked with a slightly sweet mixture of mirin and soy sauce and served with rice. Sometimes sake is added to increase the flavor.


1 small onion, slivered
2 green onions/scallions
3/4 pound thinly shaved beef ribeye or chuck steak
2 large eggs
1/2 Tbsp neutral-flavored oil (vegetable, canola, etc)


Gyudon Recipe Japanese Beef Bowl
  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat, then cook the onions until tender.
  2. Add meat and sugar and cook until no longer pink.
  3. Add sake, mirin and soy sauce.
  4. Reduce heat and cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes.
  5. If you want to add eggs, pour the beaten eggs slowly and evenly on the beef. Cover the pan until the eggs are cooked. Add the shallots before removing from the heat.
  6. Put the beef and egg on the rice, pour in the required amount of seasoning sauce, and then top with green onions and pickled red ginger.

NUTRITION FACTS - Gyudon (Japanese Beef Bowl)

Calories: 598kcal (32%) Carbohydrates: 55g (20%) (70%) Fat: 23g (37%) Saturated Fat: 13g (55%) Protein: 35g Cholesterol: 230mg (75%) Sodium: 880mg (35%) Iron: 3.5mg (19%)Potassium: 570mg (15%) Fiber: 2g (7%) Sugar: 8g (9%) Vitamin A: 286IU (7%) Vitamin C: 4.7mg (7%) Calcium: 90mg (10%)

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