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Quick & Easy Japanese Beef Bowl (Gyudon) 牛丼 Recipe In Less Than 30 Minutes

Quick & Easy Japanese Beef Bowl (Gyudon) 牛丼 Recipe In Less Than 30 Minutes

By Viroon on 18 Apr 2020
Senior Creative Editor

Miss having Yoshinoya Beef Bowl? We've got you covered with a quick and easy recipe that can be ready in less than 30 minutes!


Scroll down and make a delicious beef bowl at home with the recipe below!

Japanese Beef Bowl (Gyudon) 牛丼 RecipePhoto from TabiEats

Gyudon (牛丼) or Beef Bowl is a popular quick meal in Japan. Gyudon is simmered beef and onions in a savoury soy-based sauce that's poured over hot rice. Fast, easy and simply delicious!

Below are the ingredients required: 

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(Makes 1 serving)
? 1/2 onion
? 1/4 lb sliced beef
? 2 tbsp soy sauce
? 2 tbsp sake
? 2 tbsp mirin
? 2 tbsp water
? 2 tbsp sugar


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Slice onion thinly.

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Cut your beef slices in half. Set these to the side. If you don’t eat beef, you can make this dish with thinly sliced pork as well. Just make sure the meat is thinly sliced.



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Add soy sauce, sake, water, mirin and sugar in a frying pan and bring to a boil.

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Lower the heat and add your beef and onions.

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Simmer for 10 minutes.


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Pour beef mixture over hot rice in a bowl.

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If you like, you can pour the remaining sauce over the meat.

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Enjoy with some Beni Shoga (Japanese pickled ginger).

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Step By Step Video Instructions?? TabiEats 

More recipes? We also have other quick and easy meal recipes like breakfastmicrowave mealsfried rice and pasta.

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