Egg Ochazuke

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Author Notes: My essential Unique Yr’s resolution is to eat a healthy breakfast day after day. For several causes (the essential ones being that I’m no longer mainly hungry first component within the morning and I’m on the entire rushing to obtain my young folks spicy for college), I almost repeatedly skip breakfast opting to as a exchange eat my first meal of the day at eleven or later. With my background in food regimen, I know this is just not always appropriate for you (or no longer it is problematic to your blood sugar and metabolism), yet I nonetheless repeatedly struggle with the entire breakfast “component”. Not too prolonged ago it took place to me that ochazuke, one of my favourite dishes from time I spent in Japan, might maybe well be a valid breakfast resolution for me as a consequence of or no longer it is instant to construct and must nonetheless be very nutritious. Ochazuke is on the entire made with white rice and tea, and is on the entire topped with some kind of fish as effectively as pickles and other salty “stuff”. My variation makes employ of brown rice, so or no longer it is greater in vitamins and fiber, and I employ edamame and egg for protein. When topped with some naturally pickled ginger, toasted sesame seeds, nori strips and inexperienced tea, or no longer it is some distance a delicious savory breakfast. That you just might maybe well presumably vary this dazzling noteworthy infinitely: add more veggies (cucumber and/or carrot cut into matchsticks, or diced avocado might maybe well be good), employ a narrate grain (quinoa or millet someone?), or resolve a narrate protein (some leftover grilled salmon or any other fish comes to mind). I fancy this straightforward version, although, as a consequence of or no longer it is simple to grasp frozen edamame, leftover rice and cooked eggs on the spicy. —WinnieAb

Serves: 1


  • half of of-three/four

    cups cooked brief-grain brown rice

  • half of of

    cup cooked shelled edamame (young inexperienced soybeans)

  • 1-2

    cushy or tough boiled eggs (or employ a poached or fried egg or two)

  • 1

    tablespoon natural pickled ginger, minced

  • half of of

    sheet nori (toasted seaweed outmoded for sushi), cut or torn into strips or minute pieces

  • 1-2

    teaspoons toasted sesame seeds

  • half of of-1

    cups sizzling inexperienced tea (sencha, hojicha or genmaicha are utterly; matcha is maybe no longer the utterly replacement)

  • pinches dim lava sea salt or other low sea salt


  1. Mix brown rice and edamame in a minute bowl.
  2. Sprinkle pickled ginger over rice/edamame.
  3. Space egg(s) on prime (gash in half of if the employ of cushy or tough boiled egg), and prime with the nori and toasted sesame seeds.
  4. Pour within the inexperienced tea and sprinkle with the salt.
  5. Delight in each and each chunk!
  • This recipe modified into entered within the contest for Your Finest Unique Yr’s Resolution Dish

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