Spicy Crunchy Tuna Rice Bowl/Donburi

BY Yuko Shimizu On July 7, 2023
Turn up the heat and crunch with our Spicy Crunchy Tuna Rice Bowl recipe!

Are you looking for a delicious and easy meal idea that not only satisfies your taste buds but also very healthy and supports anti-aging efforts? Look no further than our Spicy Crunchy Tuna Donburi. Bursting with vibrant fresh Spicy Crunchy Tuna flavors and a medley of nutritious ingredients, this nutritional powerhouse is designed to cater to your Japanese flavor and promote anti-aging benefits!

At the heart of this recipe lies sashimi-grade tuna, a prime source of high-quality protein that aids in muscle repair and growth, essential for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Tuna is also rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been linked to numerous health benefits, including reducing inflammation, supporting brain function, and contributing to radiant skin.

To give this Spicy Crunchy Tuna donburi its signature spicy kick, we combine sriracha, gochujang, and sesame oil, all of which contain powerful antioxidants. Moreover, the spicy sauce adds an extra dose of metabolism-boosting properties, helping to support weight management and promote a youthful metabolism.

And, don't forget to use Kewpie mayo, of which is the key to a hit of Japanese flavor! The Kewpie mayo, which not only adds creaminess but also provides heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. These fats are known to contribute to healthy skin and aid in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins, helping you maintain a youthful appearance.

To complete this nutrient-packed dish, we've chosen brown rice as the foundation. Unlike its refined white counterpart, brown rice retains its bran and germ layers, offering a wealth of fiber, minerals, and vitamins. The fiber content aids in digestion promotes a healthy gut, and helps regulate blood sugar levels, providing sustained energy throughout the day.

So, indulge in our nutrient-packed Spicy Crunchy Tuna Donburi, allowing the combination of wholesome ingredients to support your anti-aging journey. Enjoy the delightful flavors, satisfying textures, and nourishing benefits that this dish brings to your table. Embrace the power of good nutrition and savor a meal that promotes a youthful glow and overall vitality, satisfying your Japanese craving in the most delicious way possible this summer! Try our recipe of Spicy Crunchy Tuna Donburi, and let us know in the comment below.


Spicy Crunchy Tuna Rice Bowl Donburi

Pescatarian Diet
Contains Raw Fish
10 minutes
30 minutes
40 minutes
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 tablespoons sushi vinegar
  • 8 ounces sashimi-grade tuna, diced into small cubes
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce (adjust to your spice preference)
  • 2 tablespoons Kewpie mayo
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang (Korean red pepper paste)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup tempura flakes
  • 2 green cucumbers, finely chopped
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced
  • Sesame seeds (optional), for garnish
  1. Cook the brown rice according to the package instructions. Once cooked, transfer it to a large bowl and let it cool slightly. Add sushi vinegar to the rice and gently mix it until well combined. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the sriracha sauce, Kewpie mayo, gochujang, and sesame oil. Mix well to create the spicy sauce.
  3. In a separate bowl, add the diced tuna, cucumbers, and pour the spicy sauce over it. Gently toss the tuna until it is evenly coated with the sauce. Set aside for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  4. To assemble the donburi, divide the seasoned rice among serving bowls.  Sprinkle some tempura flakes over the seasoned rice. Top the rice with the spicy tuna mixture.
  5. Garnish the donburi with chopped sliced avocado, and sesame seeds (if desired).
  6. Serve the Spicy Crunchy Tuna Donburi immediately and enjoy!

Note: Feel free to adjust the spice level by adding more or less sriracha sauce and gochujang according to your taste preferences. Additionally, you can add additional toppings such as seaweed, cucumber, or pickled ginger for added flavor and texture.


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