Japanese Curry Rice
A home-made recipe for a very popular Japanese take-away dish, Japanese Curry Rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6 people
- 3 cups uncooked rice Follow the instructions on your rice cooker. *1
- 1 packet 100g Japanese curry sauce mix Use any brand you like.
- 250 g your preferred meat I used Beef for the post *2
- 1 brown onion
- 300 g potato
- 100 g carrot
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 cloves of garlic
- ¼ cup grated apple
- 1 tbsp honey
- Pinch of salt and pepper to taste
- 2 cups water approximately 500 ml
- Fukushinduke and/or Rakkyo to accompany condiments *3 optional
- Worcestershire sauce optional
Cut the meat into bite size pieces and set aside
Peel and cut the potatoes, carrot, and onion into large bite size pieces and set aside.
Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat and add garlic
When the garlic is fragrant, add the beef and cook until browned.
Add the potato, carrot, and onion and stir with a wooden spatula.
When the oil has coated evenly on all the ingredients and the outer-edge of the potatoes have become transparent, add the water, honey, and grated apple.
Bring it to boil and then turn the heat down to low to simmer until the potatoes become soft and all the other ingredients are cooked.
Turn the heat off, break the curry sauce blocks apart and add to the pot.
*1 cooking rice instruction and time are not included in this recipe. See "how to cook rice without a rice cooker"
*2 The meat can be replaced with any protein like chicken, pork, prawn, etc.
*3 Fukshinduke is pickled radish, eggplant, and other vegetables that are commonly used as condiments for Japanese curry rice. You can purchase them in a jar. Rakkyo is also pickled scallion also commonly used as a condiment for Japanese curry rice and this can be purchased in a jar as well.
Calories: 500kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 504mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2785IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 3.2mg