Beef donbouri

This delicious Japanese beef dish is great for weeknight dinners. With just 5 ingredients and 10 minutes of work, you'll be tucking into this flavoursome meal in no time at all!

  • 5 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Beef donbouri
  • 500 gram beef stir-fry strips
  • 2 cup beef stock
  • 1/3 cup mirin
  • 1/4 cup reduced salt soy sauce
  • 4 eggs, whisked


Beef donbouri
  • 1
    In a deep, 24cm frying pan, heat a splash of vegetable oil on high. Cook beef in 2 batches for 1 minute each to sear. Transfer to a plate. Set aside.
  • 2
    In same frying pan, combine stock, mirin and soy. Bring to the boil on high. Reduce the heat to low.
  • 3
    Pour in the eggs in a thin steady stream and allow to spread in the pan without stirring. Return beef to pan with juices.
  • 4
    Cover and cook for 1 minute until the egg is just set.
  • 5
    Serve in bowls with steamed rice and scatter with coriander, sliced green onion and sliced red chilli. Accompany with a flat bread of choice, if liked.


This dish can be prepared in individual bowls, and baked in the oven after step 3.

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