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An Economical Dish: Pork, Bean Sprouts, and Tofu Sukiyaki-don Rice Bowl

An Economical Dish:  Pork, Bean Sprouts, and Tofu Sukiyaki-don Rice Bowl

4 generous servings costs only 400 yen. The sweet flavoring is great with bean sprouts. The onsen egg on top looks and tastes wonderful.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Thinly sliced pork (or coarsely chopped)
300 g
Bean sprouts
1 bag
Tofu (firm)
300 g
Onsen or hot spring eggs - soft poached eggs
4
★Soy sauce
5 tablespoons
★Mirin
2 tablespoons
★Sugar
3 tablespoons
★Water
50 ml

Steps

1. These are all the ingredients! If the pork is already already cut into easy to eat pieces, you don't even need a cutting board. If the pork pieces are big, cut into bite sized pieces.
2. Put all the ★ ingredients in a pan and bring to a boil. Add the pork and simmer while coating it with the sauce. When the meat is cooked through, add the bean sprouts. Cover with a lid and simmer for about 2 minutes.
3. Open the lid, and add the tofu while crumbling it up with your hands. Mix everything together. When it is bubbling, it's done.
4. Put some rice in a bowl, spoon on plenty of the mixture from Step 3, top with an onsen egg (microwaved) and enjoy.
5. To make the onsen egg: put 50 ml of water and 1 egg in a mug, cover with a small plate and microwave for 50 seconds at 500 W.

Story Behind this Recipe

You might question using bean sprouts with sukiyaki flavors, but they really absorb those flavors well and become really tasty. This is a favorite in our family.
It's kind to your wallet too, so it's your friend when your household budget is tight.