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Gyudon Recipe

Gyudon recipe is surprisingly easy yet creates tasty and satisfying meal. Thin, tender slices of beef and onions with flavorful sauce sitting on steamed rice all in a bowl. A beef recipe worthy in your collection.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course, Rice Bowl
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: gyudon, gyudon recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Mia


  • 300 grams beef loin cut into thin slices
  • 150 ml water
  • 100 ml mirin or cooking sake
  • 60 ml light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp dashi powder - store bought optional
  • 1 medium white onion slice
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger


  • 4 cups steamed rice
  • 4 medium eggs poached
  • 2 tbsp spring onion garnish


  • In a small bowl combine water, mirin ,light soy sauce, brown sugar and dashi. Stir well to incorporate. Set aside.
    100 ml mirin or cooking sake, 60 ml light soy sauce, 2 tbsp brown sugar, ¼ tsp dashi powder - store bought, 150 ml water
  • Heat wok or pan over medium heat. When hot enough pour the sauce. Let simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add beef then stir and simmer for 2 minutes. Tip in onion, grated ginger then mix to incorporate. Cover wok with lid and simmer for 5 minutes until beef and onion are soft and tender.
    300 grams beef loin, 1 medium white onion, 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • Remove from heat then top on steamed rice in a bowl and place poached egg on top. Garnish with spring onions. Serve and enjoy. Bon appetit!
    4 cups steamed rice, 4 medium eggs poached, 2 tbsp spring onion


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