Raw Egg on Rice (Tamago kake gohan)

Raw egg on rice! A surprisingly simple and delicious way to enjoy a staple ingredient.

Raw Egg on Rice (Tamago kake gohan)
Photographed by Shin Ebisu


Recipe by
Junko Takagi

Easy

Eggs

Rice & Noodles

Quick

280kcal

5minutes

Calorie count is per serving.

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 2 eggs (fresh)
    Note

    Use pasteurized eggs if you have any concerns about consuming raw eggs.

  • 240 g cooked rice (warm)
  • 1 1/2-2 tsp soy sauce

Directions

1

Make one serving at a time. Take an egg and tap the side against the kitchen countertop or cutting board to crack the shell. Break the egg into a bowl.

2

Break the yolk with cooking chopsticks and stir a couple of times.

3

Use the chopsticks to cut through and break up the egg white; mix the egg yolk and white together but don't let them foam.

4

When the mixture is smooth, add up to a teaspoon of soy sauce and mix everything thoroughly together. Prepare the other egg in the same way.

5

Serve the rice in individual bowls, make a well in the center, pour in the egg mixture and stir thoroughly.