Marinated Bonito Rice Bowl

Marinated Bonito Rice Bowl

Please make this when bonito (katsuo) is in season. It's a bonito rice bowl dish that's so delicious you'll be able to finish multiple helpings of. It's very light and easy to eat so children love it too.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Sashimi-grade or seared bonito sashimi
about 380 g
○ Ginger
1 tablespoon
○ Mirin
2 1/2 tablespoons
○ Sake
2 teaspoons
○ Soy sauce
2 1/2 tablespoons
Nori seaweed
to taste
Myoga ginger (if you like it)
To taste
Thin green onions or scallions
A generous amount
Sushi rice
4 generous helpings


1. Slice the bonito and marinate in the ○ ingredients (grated ginger, mirin, sake, soy sauce) for 20 minutes. Massage with your hands several times while it marinates. (You can put everything in a plastic bag for this step if you prefer.)
2. Put the sushi rice into bowls, cover the top with shredded nori seaweed, and top with the marinated bonito. Add some sliced myoga to taste and top with plenty of chopped green onion to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

My children just love this and eat it up, so I decided to upload the recipe.