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Learning to Cook: Japanese Teriyaki Chicken Sushi Bowl

Updated: Mar 5, 2019

Children's Social and Emotional Development is enhanced through cooking.

Hands on cooking activities help children develop pride and confidence in their skills and abilities

Physical development such as chopping, spreading, squeezing and mixing are all cooking skills that help to develop a child's small muscle control and eye hand co-ordination

to learn more about the cooking programme at Dragonfly's Early Learning go to

https://www.dragonflys.com.au/contact-us/ or phone 07 5471 6500

Chicken Teriyaki in a bowl - Dragonfly's Recipe

Perhaps you could make this Teriyaki Chicken at home with your budding chef!! Who doesnt love chicken and rice??

Japanese Teriyaki Chicken Sushi Bowl


2 cups cold water

1 cup brown rice

1/4 cup rice vinegar

3 teasp caster sugar

1 teasp seas salt flakes

1 tablesp vegetable oil

500gms chicken tenderloins cut into bite sized pieces

1/2 cup teriyaki sauce

3 teasp toasted sesame seeds

1 carrot cut into julienne

1/4 cup pickled ginger

1 avocado cut into thin slices

1 Lebanese cucumber cut into small batons

1 sheet nori shredded

1/4 cup Kewpie mayonnaise (for adults Wasabi flavour is nice)


In a medium saucepan, combine water and riceBring to the boil, turn to medium heat and boil till desired tendernessRemove rice from heat, drain if necessaryCover and set aside for 10minsStir in vinegar, sugar and salt. Keep warmIn a large frying pan, heat oil on highSauté chicken4-5mins till brownedAdd teriyaki sauce, stirring to coatStir occasionally until cooked throughSpoon rice into serving bowls keeping to one sideTop with chicken and sprinkle with sesame seedsAdd carrot, ginger, cucumber, avocado and norServe garnished with kewpie mayonnaise


Nori Sheets: You can use roasted seaweed snack cut into strips instead of nori roll

You can find it in the international section at the supermarket near the pickled ginger and kewpie mayonnaise. It is also delicious cut into strips and served on a salad

Chicken: You can use 750gms chicken thighs if you prefer. I prefer to use chicken tenderloins as there is no fat and no waste due to trimming

Carrot: A Zyliss Julienne Peeler is a good investment if you have lots of salads

Available from any good kitchen shop. Gives long thin strands of carrot like the photo


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