Bibimbap [Rice, vegetables and pork]

Hello everyone!!! I’m back on KFoodAddict :D

Last year was the busiest and happiest time in my life. I finally finished my university and… got married! My husband and I settled in Bucheon which is near Seoul. The best thing about our new house is the decent sized kitchen, so I’m very excited to make more Korean food :)

Bibimbap literally means ‘mixed rice’ as the ingredients are stirred together thoroughly just before eating. One of my foreign friends didn’t wanna ruin the nice look of it, so he ate each ingredient separately haha. But for the real taste of bibimbap, stir it up!

 

bibimbap with logo

Pre time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Ingredients (serves 2)ingredients

  •  2 Bowls steamed rice
  • ½ Zucchini
  • ½ Carrot
  • 4 Mushrooms
  • 100g  Beef or Pork
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • Pinch of Pepper
  • Pinch of Sesame seeds

For chili paste

  • 3 Tbsp Korean Chili paste ( Gochujang)
  • 50g Beef or Pork
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame oil
  • 7 Tbsp Water

 

Steps

1. Cut all the vegetables into thin 6cm strips.

carrot  cutting mushroom cutting zu2

 

2. Cut 2/3 of the meat (100g) into thin 6cm strips. And finely chop the remaining 1/3 of the meat (50g).

cutting meat

 

3. Make marinate sauce (2 Tbsp soy sauce + 1 Tbsp sugar + sesame seeds + pepper).

sauce for meat

 

4. Marinate the meat strips and mushrooms in the sauce, in two separate bowls.

marinating

 

5. Oil the pan. Make fried egg white & yolk strips on low heat. (once they cool, cut them into thin strips)

egg

 

6. Re-oil the pan. Fry the remaining ingredients on high heat. Start with the brightest vegetables, so the darker vegetables and meats don’t taint the color. The zucchini and mushrooms only need a short time in the pan.

(Zucchini- carrot- mushroom- meat)

frying zu frying carrot frying mush  fryiong meat all ingredients

 

7. Re-oil the pan. Fry the chopped meat until it’s half cooked. Stir it with chopsticks, so the meat doesn’t stick together.

chili sauce1

 

8. Add 3 Tbsp of chili paste and 7 Tbsp of water. Keep stirring until it becomes thicker.

chili sauce2 chili sauce3

 

9. It’s time to serve the Bibimbap! First place the steamed rice into a bowl, then place the vegetables and fried meat as shown.

place rice place veggi

 

10. Finally add the chilli paste sauce in the center.

place chilli sauce

 

Enjoy your Bibimbap :D

bibimbap zoom in2 copy

Tips

cutting zu

  • Try not to place two bright or dark ingredients next to each other in the bowl. Interchange light and dark for added aesthetic.
  • You can garnish with sesame seeds or dried fruits. (I garnished with dried jujube in the photo )
  • You can add 1 more tsp sesame oil if it’s too dry to mix all ingredients together.
  • Slice the zucchini’s skin only because the inside of it is too soft to use. (Picture below)

Quick Korean Words

  • Bibim [비빔] = Mixed
  • Bap [밥] = Steamed rice

 

I hope you enjoyed this recipe! Do you have a favorite korean dish that you would like to learn? Leave your request in the comments below!

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About Chloe

I'm from Korea. I love my people, culture and food.

16 Responses to “Bibimbap [Rice, vegetables and pork]”

  1. Great presentation, Chloe! It looks beautiful as well as yummy.

  2. congratulations on graduating and getting married!!! \(^-^)/
    oh my, bibimbap looks so delicious!!!!! :)
    Definitely gonna try it out when I’ll be back home. I’ll just have to look for the Korean chili paste, wonder if I’ll find it somewhere

  3. Hi,
    Thanks for the recipe. I’ve only recently discovered your site and have found it totally inspirational. I’m glad you’re keeping it up! :)
    And by the way, congrats on your marriage. My siblings are Blender 3D lovers and have been learning from your husband’s work for a while now. That’s actually how I found your site. :)
    Thanks again!

    • Hi Amy :)
      Thanks for the congratulations! And what a surprise that you found my site from my husband website haha :) (He is a great 3D artist, hope your siblings learn a lot and have fun with his tutorials.)

      Not to mention I hope you enjoy my recipes as well :)

  4. Thanks for sharing Chloe <3

  5. so glad to have you back! love bibimbap! how bout teaching us how to make some yummy buns! I went to a Korean bakery and they have this really soft and fluffly yet not spongy-more compact- bun that was filled with an amazing custard! :D

  6. Omg can’t wait to try this out !! Looks delicious , thank you for sharing this receipt :)

  7. * Recipe

  8. just found this website. I’ll definitely try this one… thank you for sharing the korean food recipe.

  9. Waaa… its look delicious.. i should try this for sure.. thanks Chloe.. much appreciate for the recepies.. your presentation really helpful.. DAEBAK! God Bless ya.. kamsahamnida..