Old Fashioned Tri-color Rice Bowl with Chicken Soboro

Old Fashioned Tri-color Rice Bowl with Chicken Soboro

Sweet-savory chicken soboro, lightly sweet iri tamago (crumbled scrambled egg) and spicy spinach make an irresistible combination. It's well flavored, so I recommend it for bentos too.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Ground chicken
200 to 250g
■ Soy sauce (or dashi soy sauce)
3 tablespoons
■ Sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons
■ Mirin
1 tablespoon
■ Sake
1 tablespoon
■ Grated ginger
about 1/2 teaspoon
1 bunch
▲ Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
▲ Sesame oil
1/2 tablespoon
▲ Doubanjian
a small amount
● Sugar
1 tablespoon
Red pickled ginger
to taste


1. Mix the ■ ingredients together, and the ▲ ingredients together respectively.
2. Blanch the spinach, refresh in cold running water and squeeze out well. Marinate in the combined ▲ ingredients.
3. Stir fry the ground chicken and flavor with the ■ ingredients. Keep cooking over medium heat until there's no liquid left in the pan.
4. Make the iri tamago scrambled egg in a frying pan.
5. Top neatly on a bowl of rice, and garnish with red pickled ginger.

Story Behind this Recipe

I remember eating this a long time ago at my school's cafeteria. I suddenly got an urge to make it.