Tekka Don

Tekka Don Recipe

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About Tekka Don Recipe:

Tekka Don is a Japanese rice bowl that is topped with tuna sashimi. The sashimi is marinated in a mixture of savoury/sweet mixture of soy sauce, mirin, sake. The bowl also comprises garnishes of thinly sliced nori, chopped scallions, shisho leaves, sesame seeds etc. They look a lot like the Poke bowl served in Hawaii.  

The term 'Tekka' has a very interesting origin story. It is derived from 'tekkaba', or gambling rooms, where the dish was commonly served, especially during the end of Edo period(1603-1867) and the start of the Meiji period (1868-1912) in Japanese history. Around this time, the taboo around eating non-vegetarian food reduced, people were also more experimental with their palates and taste.  

This rice bowl recipe here is topped with tuna, sesame seeds, wasabi and roasted seaweed. And is made of many spices and ingredients.

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Ingredients
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Ingredients for Tekka Don Recipe

  • 0.17 pound sliced tuna, Sashimi grade
  • 0.67 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 0.67 tablespoon Sake
  • 0.67 tablespoon Mirin
  • As required Steamed Rice
  • As required sesame seeds
  • As required Wasabi
  • As required Roasted Seaweed, thinly cut
Nutrition
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MacroNutrients
  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
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Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment

Directions

How to Make Tekka Don Recipe

Cooking Directions

STEP 01

Mix soy sauce, sake, and mirin, boil in a pan and remove from heat

STEP 01

Cut tuna into thick pieces.

STEP 01

Marinate the tuna with soy sauce mixture for 15mins

STEP 01

Serve with rice, top the tuna with sesame seeds, wasabi, roasted seaweed.

Storage And Serving Method

STEP 01

You can pour the rest of the marinating sauce over the rice if you want. Serve cold (room temperature)

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