Okayu with Egg
Okayu is a comforting and warming rice porridge dish made with minimal ingredients, it's perfect for those days when you're feeling under the weather and looking for a simple dish to pick you back up!
Okayu (Japanese Rice Porridge)
what you'll need:
» cooked rice
» light soy sauce
» chopped spring onion
» sesame oil
» kizami nori
Heat the dashi
Pour dashi into a pot and bring it to a boil over a medium heat.
Whisk the egg
Crack the egg into a bowl and whisk until the whites and yolks have combined.
Wash the rice (optional)
For a thinner consistency, wash the cooked rice. If you prefer it thick, skip this step.
Add rice and condiments
Add the cooked rice, sake, mirin and light soy sauce to the dashi. Mix well.
Lower the heat to a simmer and place a lid on the pot slightly ajar to help the liquid reduce. Simmer until it's thickened to your preference.
Pour the whisked egg into the pot and don't touch it for 20-30 seconds.
After 20-30 seconds have passed, mix the egg to break it up and evenly distribute it throughout the rice.
Divide into bowls, drizzle with sesame oil and sprinkle with chopped spring onion and kizami nori (optional). Enjoy!
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