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Maguro zuke don - marinated tuna on rice in bowl

Maguro zuke don (マグロ漬け丼) is marinated tuna on rice bowl.

For this recipe you need very fresh tuna: if you are not good at cutting it you can buy it as sashimi.


  • 1 slice fresh tuna (or already cut into sashimi)

  • 1 portion washed and steamed sushi rice

  • 1 spoon sake

  • 1 table spoon mirin

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 finely chopped spring onion (only the green part)

  • sesame seeds

  • 1 fresh yolk


  • Prepare the tuna marinade by pouring sake and mirin into a pot. Bring to a boil and then turn off the flame. Add soy sauce and mix. leave to cool at room temperature.

  • Combine the sliced tuna and the marinade in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

  • Pour the rice into a bowl, arrange the slices of marinated tuna and garnish with spring onion and sesame seeds. Add the egg yolk.

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