Albacore Tuna Bowl
If you're a fan of sashimi, you will enjoy this albacore tuna bowl. In this recipe, the soft tender albacore tuna is lightly flavored with a soy sesame sauce and served over rice. It's a simple meal that the whole family will enjoy.
albacore, donburi, rice bowl
sashimi-grade albacore tuna
cooked Japanese short-grain rice
(1 rice-cooker-cup (180 ml) yields roughly 2 servings (1.75 US cups); see how to cook short-grain rice with a
pot over the stove
, or a
shredded nori seaweed (kizami nori)
toasted white sesame seeds
shiso leaves (perilla/ooba)
(½ inch, 1.3 cm)
sesame oil (roasted)
Gather all the ingredients.
To make the sauce, combine the sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and transfer the sauce into a small bowl, set on ice over a larger bowl.
Cut the scallion into fine slices, roll up the shiso leaves together and slice thinly, and grate the ginger.
Slice the albacore tuna into about ½ inch (1.3 cm) thick slices and marinate in the sauce for 10 minutes.
To serve, put steamed rice in bowls, sprinkle shredded nori and sesame seeds, and place sliced albacore tuna. Garnish with scallion, shiso leaves, ginger, and wasabi.
You can keep the leftovers in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for a day.
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