Takikomi Gohan Recipe

Hello loves. Have you heard about Takikomi Gohan? It’s one of the famous Japanese (many) methods of cooking rice. My daughter loves it in her bento too. 😉 Get the recipe below the video.

Takikomi Gohan
  • 3 cups rice
  • 10 grams dried shiitake
  • 500 ml hot water
  • 300grams chicken thigh meat,cut into small pieces
  • 1tablespoon sake
  • salt and pepper
  • 150grams Bamboo shoot,cut into bite size
  • 15grams ginger, thinly sliced
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sake
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  1. Put hot water and shiitake in a bowl, and leave for 2 hours.
  2. Then, remove the shiitake and cut into half. Set it aside as well as the stock.
  3. On a separate bowl, put the chicken and add 1 tablespoon sake. Sprinkle some salt and pepper. Marinade for 2 hours at room temperature.
  4. Wash the rice and drain, set aside.
  5. Put sesame oil in a pan. Add the ginger and saute in medium heat until lightly brown.
  6. Put the marinated chicken and stir for about 3 minutes.
  7. Add the bamboo shoot and shiitake.
  8. Add 2 tablespoons of sake and 5 tablespoons of soy sauce, and stir.
  9. Pour the shiitake stock.
  10. Cover and cook in medium heat for about 8 minutes.
  11. Do a quick taste test. Add some soy sauce according to your preference.
  12. Put the drained rice into the rice cooker and pour the mixture from step 11.
  13. Add some sesame oil and let it cook.
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