A lot of people like hamburgers, but this rice bun burger is special! The rice complements the flavored meat as well.

Juicy Pork Yakiniku Burger

Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2


  • 3-4 leaves Lettuce
  • ¼ cup Shredded Carrots

Pork Yakiniku

  • ¼ lb Pork Shoulder or Butt, sliced
  • 4 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 4 Tbsp Sake
  • 4 Tbsp Mirin
  • 1 Tbsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Ginger, grated
  • Vegetable Oil, for cooking

Rice Buns



  1. Add rice, sesame oil, soy sauce, sesame seeds, and potato starch into a bowl. Mix well.
  2. Place ¼ of rice mixture into a small round container. Press it down by hands and shape the rice into bun, about ¼ inch height. Repeat and make 4 rice buns.
  3. Add vegetable oil to a pan and heat it over medium heat. Fry both sides of the rice buns until crisp. Set them aside.


  1. Thinly slice pork shoulder/butt if it’s not already sliced.
  2. Add soy sauce, sake, mirin, honey and ginger in a small bowl. Mix well and marinate pork for about 10 minutes. Cook the flavored meat.
  3. Add vegetable oil to a pan and heat it over medium heat. Cook marinated pork until well done.
  4. Add pork, lettuce, and shredded carrots onto rice bun and enjoy!