Braised Ground Veal over Rice

Soboro Don

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Appears in

An American Taste of Japan

An American Taste of Japan

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1985

  • About

Soboro means “fine-crumb” and refers to the texture of the ground meat, while don or domburi tells you that the food is being served over steamed white rice. Hearty, unfussy food like domburi dishes are popular menu items in casual eateries and in homes throughout Japan.

In Japan, soboro is usually made from ground, raw chicken, which is the most common item in the meat case of any supermarket there. Here in the United States, it’s nearly impossible to fi