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Shiitake Donburi
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Shiitake Donburi with Asparagus and Avocado

Shiitake Donburi is a delicious rice bowl that is packed with healthy vegetables and serves as a nice post-gym or after-work meal. Did I mention fresh avocado slices on the side? 
Course: Easy
Servings: 1 person


  • Shiitake mushrooms - 4
  • Sesame oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Asparagus - 2
  • Mungbean Sprouts - ⅓ cup
  • Avocado - ½ whole
  • Scallions - Garnish
  • Rice - 1 cup

Soy Sauce glaze

  • Soy sauce - 2 Tablespoon
  • Mirin - 2 Tablespoon
  • Maple syrup - 2 Tablespoon


Make Glaze

  • Place all listed glaze ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Put a frying pan on medium heat. Once hot, place mixture in. Let mixture boil and foam up with bubbles (roughly 2 minutes). This means that it has thickened-up
  • Turn off the heat and pour glaze into a bowl. Set aside to cool.

Prep Ingredients

  • Cut shiitake mushrooms into thin slices. Drizzle a teaspoon of sesame oil over sliced mushrooms and mix in with your hands.
  • Cut the ends off the asparagus. Then cut them at a slight angle.
  • Wash mungbean sprouts and let excess water drain off.

Make Bowl

  • Put frying pan on medium high heat. Place shiitake mushrooms and asparagus in. Cook until mushrooms and asparagus get a nice brown charring.
  • Then pour glaze in and coat the veggies. Turn off heat.
  • Put rice into a large bowl.
  • Put handful of mungbean sprouts on top. Then pour the glazed veggies over the sprouts. Add guacamole slices to one side.
  • Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds. Enjoy!


  • Watch video below for more details