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Chicken Sukiyaki Donburi

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

8 Minutes


2 Servings



About the Recipe

Days were when sukiyaki was regarded as a restaurant dish but it is really easy to make a tasty sukiyaki yourself in your own kitchen. This dish can be ready for the table in 30 minutes. It's a one bowl dish too so less washing up which must be a good thing!


6 fresh or dried shiitake mushrooms (or button mushrooms)

50g / 1.75 oz carrot

1 leek, rinsed

350g / 12.5 oz boneless chicken thigh

for the sauce:

1 tsp Japanese dashi stock granules

2 tbsp sugar

50ml / 1.75 fl oz water

2 tbsp Japanese cooking sake

2 tbsp mirin

3 tbsp soy sauce

450g cooked rice


clean and trim the shiitake mushrooms. slice the carrot finely and trim & slice the leek

cut the chicken thighs into bite sized pieces

put all the sauce ingredients into a frying pan and bring to the boil

add the chicken and cook for 2 minutes. add the leek, carrot & shiitake mushrooms and simmer for a further 5-6 minutess until the leeks are cooked

put the cooked rice in a bowl and arrange the chicken sukiyaki, leek, carrot and mushrooms over the rice

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