Easy Japanese Recipes

Rice & Donburi

Arroz a la Cubana

Arroz a la Cubana

Simple and nutritious rice dish with ground meat simmered in a delicious and aromatic tomato sauce, topped with fried banana and a fried egg.
Arroz a la Cubana

Winner of CBS SF Most Valuable Blogger Awards and Broiled Salmon & Salmon Onigiri (Rice Ball)

Making broiled salmon is much easier than most people think, simply pre-heat toaster oven to 400 degrees and bake it for 25-30 min. Our family signature sauce with broiled salmon is yuzu soy sauce. The citrus soy taste blends perfectly with fatty salmon and white rice. With the leftover salmon, I usually make salmon onigiri and enjoy them the next day with my children for lunch.
Broiled Salmon & Salmon Onigiri

Pork Curry Donburi ポークカレー丼ぶり

Pork Curry Donburi ポークカレー丼ぶり

This past week my husband was traveling for work so my schedule became very hectic, during these times I usually rely on quick and easy dishes (rice or noodles) to balance out my day. One of my kids' favorite dish is this simple Japanese pork curry over rice. Next time when you feel like you don't have time to prepare a whole meal, give this quick pork curry recipe a try.
Pork Curry Donburi

Teriyaki Pork Loin Salad Donburi

Teriyaki Pork Loin Salad Donburi

Here's another meal in bowl recipe I want to share with you. As you might notice by now with my recipes, Japanese has many many kinds of donburi. We think of something tasty by putting it over rice we create a meal in a bowl. It's great for those night when you do not want prepare 2-3 different dish. Enjoy.
Teriyaki Pork Loin Salad Donburi

Chicken Curry チキンカレー

Chicken Curry チキンカレー

In Japan, when the weather is warm we feel like we want to eat a spicy dish like curry. The weather has been warm in the San Francisco area and my Japanese friend had requested that I post a curry recipe. This chicken curry recipe received the stamp of approval from my family and it is super yummy!
Chicken Curry