A Regional Speciality from Saga Prefecture: Sicilian Rice

A Regional Speciality from Saga Prefecture: Sicilian Rice

Sicilian rice is a regional speciality from Saga prefecture. You can make it quickly with ready made sauce, too.

Ingredients: 5 to 6 servings

Thinly sliced beef
450 g
5 to 6 leaves
Daikon radish sprouts
1 pack
Hot cooked white rice
as needed
Cherry tomatoes (optional)
1 pack
to taste
For the sauce (or use readymade yakiniku sauce)
Grated onion
1/2 of an onion worth
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
Soy sauce
3 tablespoons
Grated garlic
1/2 to 1 teaspoon


1. Wash the lettuce leaves, tear them, and dry well. Wash the daikon radish sprouts and cut off the root ends. Cut up the beef into easy to eat pieces.
2. Combine the sauce ingredients. (Or use your favorite bottle sauce). Spread hot rice on a plate, and top with the lettuce and daikon radish sprouts.
3. Stir fry the beef. When it changes color, add the combined sauce and stir fry some more.
4. When the meat is cooked, remove from heat and put on the serving plate prepared in Step 2. Pour the remaining sauce from the pan over the meat, add mayonnaise, and it's done.
5. User "Jojo-chan" made it with pork!

Story Behind this Recipe

I'm a Saga native that just found out last year that "Sicilian Rice" is a regional speciality of Saga prefecture. The basics are a bed of rice topped with raw vegetables, and topped with yakiniku flavored meat. That's it.