Gyūdon, or sometimes called gyūmeshi, is a Japanese comfort dish rice bowl topped with thin slices of beef, onions simmered in a mildly sweet sauce flavored with dashi stock, soy sauce and mirin. Best serve with egg toppings, onion leaves or any side dish like sweet corn.
1⁄2 kg. beef, sliced or shaved thinly (sirloin, rib eye or chuck)
1 pc. onion, sliced
1 pc. beef cube/bouillon (preferably dashi stock)
2 cups water
3 tbsp. soy sauce
4 tbsp. sugar
1-2 tbsp sake
1-2 tsp ginger, grated
2 cups rice, cooked
4 fried egg, for toppings
*toppings: sweet corn, pickled ginger, sesame seeds, spring onions (optional)
1. Combine water with onion, beef cube/buillon, soy sauce, sugar, sake, and ginger in a pot.
Bring this to boil and simmer until slightly thick.
2. Add beef slices. Let the sauce simmer until beef is cooked.
3. Pour this over rice topped with fried egg, chopped spring onions and favorite side dish like sweet corn.
4. Serve in a bowl. Enjoy and Happy cooking!