Easy & Delicious Rice with Chicken and Burdock Root

Easy & Delicious Rice with Chicken and Burdock Root

The combination of burdock root and chicken is excellent. You just put all the ingredients on top of the rice and cook it, but I also seasoned the chicken so it turns out very tender.

Ingredients: 4 servings

White rice
2 rice cooker cups' worth (360 ml uncooked rice)
Burdock root
Chicken breast
1/2 - 1 piece
☆ Sake
1/2 teaspoon
☆ Soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon
★ Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
★ Salt
1 teaspoon
★ Mirin
1/2 tablespoon
★ Sake
2 tablespoons
Japanese dashi stock
Fill to the right line in your rice cooker
Green onions
as needed


1. To make the rice, first wash it 30 minutes before cooking and put it in a sieve. Remove the skin from the chicken and cut the chicken into small pieces. Marinate the chicken in the ☆ ingredients.
2. Finely chop the carrots. Cut the burdock root into long, thin shavings. Blanch the aburaage and finely chop it.
3. Add the rice to the rice cooker and add the ★ ingredients. Add dashi stock up to the correct line for the amount of rice in your rice cooker and stir. Place the chicken and the vegetables from Step 2 on top of the rice. Cook the rice in your usual rice cooker.
4. Arrange on a dish and top with finely chopped green onions.
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Story Behind this Recipe

I love burdock root, so I've been making this dish for a long time.