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Japanese Chicken-Scallion Rice Bowl

April/May 2005, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

Your rating: None Average: 3.9 (240 votes)

Here's the quintessence of Japanese home cooking: an aromatic, protein-rich broth served over rice. Admittedly, Japanese cooking leans heavily on sugar - for a less traditional taste, you could reduce or even omit the sugar.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I think it's great that everyone has adjusted the recipe to suit them but I just want to make a note. Traditionally, this dish is served more like a "rice bowl" than a soup. There is a balance between the topping and rice. The egg...
Japanese Chicken-Scallion Rice Bowl Recipe

50 Reviews for Japanese Chicken-Scallion Rice Bowl

02/08/2013
Anonymous
simple and delicious

I've read a lot of the reviews and I think people are missing the point - this is not a soup, but a rice dish.
I love tweaking recipes, too, but think the review should be on the original recipe, which I followed to a T. I measured it out and it only serves two, but that can easily be fixed.

serves 2, not 4
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01/13/2013
Anonymous
Use the recipe as a starting point!

I agree with the other reviewers that the recipe does not call for enough broth/liquid. I used:

4 c chicken broth
3 tbsp soy sauce
3 tbsp rice wine vinegar (in place of mirin)
NO sugar
3 whole eggs

Also threw in some sliced mushrooms and spinach! Very delicious, I will definitely be making this again.

Easy, hearty, delicious
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Ruth_365 wrote 24 weeks 5 days ago

Your recipe adjustments are

Your recipe adjustments are great for a SOUP. The original recipe is for a rice bowl which has the meat/veggies on to of rice not liquid. It's goo either way!

11/18/2012
Anonymous
Best easy quick healthy dinner!!! Family favorite!!!!

I also leave out the sugar. I make it as a soup using more chicken broth and serve rice on the side. Sometimes we eat it as a rice bowl too. However, everyone in the family loves this....including my daughters friends. I like to add slice mushrooms too it.

Simple
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Anonymous wrote 1 year 30 weeks ago

I like this idea. I felt it

I like this idea. I felt it was close to stew. I would do more broth, less rice or rice on the side,

11/18/2012
Anonymous
Best easy quick healthy dinner!!! Family favorite!!!!

I also leave out the sugar. I make it as a soup using more chicken broth and serve rice on the side. Sometimes we eat it as a rice bowl too. However, everyone in the family loves this....including my daughters friends. I like to add slice mushrooms too it.

Simple
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10/29/2012
Anonymous
Double the recipe for main dish

If you're making this as the main dish, I would basically double the recipe. If I was making for 4, I would triple the chicken, double everything else.

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