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Chicken Doria

Prep Time:

25 Minutes

Cook Time:

35 Minutes


2 Servings



About the Recipe

White wine? Bouillon stock? You're right - this isn't what you might expect in a Japanese dish."Doria" has its origins in a Yokohama hotel that wanted to impress its foreign visitors with its Western style food offering - sothe Swiss chef was asked to created something that looked like a Europen dish but using Japanese ingredients and this was one of the dishes he created.. Nowadays, you find doria everywhere including in Japanese homes. It's also a great way to use leftover rice!


for the rice filling:

1/2 tbsp veg oil

60g onion, minced

200g chicken breast, sliced into bite size chunks

60g carrot, minced

50g frozen or fresh peas

20ml white wine

1/2 tsp bouillon powder

salt & pepper

310g cooked rice*

for the white sauce:

40g butter

4 tbsp plain flour

300ml milk

salt & pepper

for the topping:

40g grated cheddar cheese

1 tsp, dried or fresh parsley

*this recipe is a great way to use up leftover rice!


first make the filling: 

heat the oil in a frying pan, add the onion and chicken and stir fry for 2 mins

add the carrot & peas and fry for another 2-3 mins

add the wine & bouillon powder and fry for 1-2 mins more

season with the salt & pepper

add the rice, stir well and check/adjust the seasoning

spoon the filling into an oven proof dish and set aside

next to make the white sauce:

melt the butter in a saucepan

add the flour and mix well

over a medium heat, add the milk a little at a time to incorporate it into the flour/butter and make a smooth white sauce

heat the oven to 210 C / 410 F

pour the white sauce over the rice in the dish

sprinkle over the grate cheese

bake for 15-18 mins or until the top is golden brown

remove from the oven and garnish with the parsley

your chicken doria is ready to serve.

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