Asia: South Korea: South Korean Bibimbap (Rice With Mixed Vegetables)


South Korea:




South Korean Bibimbap (Rice With Mixed Vegetables)



1 English cucumber, cut into matchsticks

ΒΌ cup gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste) (Optional)

1 bunch fresh spinach, cut into thin strips

1 tablespoon soy sauce

2 teaspoons olive oil, divided

2 carrots, cut into matchsticks

1 clove garlic, minced

1 pinch red pepper flakes

1 pound thinly-sliced beef top round steak

4 large eggs

4 cups cooked white rice

4 teaspoons toasted sesame oil, divided

1 teaspoon sesame seeds

2 teaspoons gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste), divided (Optional)



Stir together cucumber pieces and gochujang paste in a bowl; set aside.

Bring about 2 cups water to a boil in a large nonstick skillet and stir in spinach; cook until bright green and wilted, 2 to 3 minutes.

Drain spinach and squeeze out as much moisture as possible; set spinach aside in a bowl and stir in soy sauce.

Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a large nonstick skillet; cook and stir carrots until softened, about 3 minutes.

Stir in garlic and cook just until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in cucumber mixture; sprinkle with red pepper flakes. Set carrot mixture aside in a bowl.

Brown beef in a clean nonstick skillet over medium heat, about 5 minutes per side; set aside.

Divide cooked rice into 4 large serving bowls; top with spinach mixture, a few pieces of beef, and cucumber mixture. Place 1 egg atop each serving.

Drizzle each bowl with 1 teaspoon sesame oil, a sprinkle of sesame seeds, and a small amount of gochujang paste if desired.


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