Tamago Kake is a pretty traditional and easy Japanese breakfast to prepare and enjoy. I like to use reheated leftover rice. I will heat it up to steaming hot again in the microwave, and then make a little well in the rice, much the same way people make a well for the gravy in mashed potatoes.
Then crack an egg into the well.
I will let it sit for a minute or two, then mix it all up. The hot rice will cook the egg a little, but it stays mostly raw.
Next you can add some toasted nori (seaweed), sesame seeds, or furi kake.
Serve it up with hot tea and some miso soup (I used instant here, but usually will make my own dashi to make home made miso soup from scratch).
Mix it all up and add some shoyu if you like.
And there you have it. Tamago kage gohan, or Tamago gohan for short. A really easy and traditional Japanese breakfast. It’s really good.