Wash the rice well. Place in a colander for 30 minutes to drain the water. Meanwhile, prepare the vegetables.
Julienne the carrot into 2-3 mm. Cut the aburaage into 2 cm thick pieces.
Use the back of a knife to roughly peel off the skin of the burdock root and cut into long thin shavings. Soak in water to remove impurities.
Cut the chicken into 2-3 cm cubes. If you fry the side with the skin beforehand, it will add more flavor to the rice.
Heat sesame oil in a frying pan and cook the ingredients (except the chicken) on medium heat. Once heated through, add the chicken, soy sauce, mirin, and sake. Cover with a lid and steam for 2 minutes.
Once cooked, spread everything out into a shallow metal pan to cool.
Place the rice into the rice cooker bowl and add the chicken soup stock. Adjust the amount with water until it reaches the 3 cup line. Place the ingredients from Step 6 on top and lightly stir it up. Cook the rice as normal.
Once cooked, thoroughly mix the ingredients into the rice.
Pile it into a rice bowl and garnish with shredded nori to enjoy!
To prepare cheap chicken Recipe ID: 1115033.
Story Behind this Recipe
This chicken cooked with rice tastes much better than anything bought in stores. It's full of ingredients and completely satisfying!
This rice is pretty lightly flavored, so it goes well with nori or pickled ginger!