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How to make Kimchi Bokkeumbap (Fried Rice) - Test Kitchen

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Kimchi Bokkeumbap is an easy fried rice using just a few ingredients, perfect for a Monday night. As you have probably already figured out, kimchi is one of my favorite go-to ingredients. Have fun in the kitchen and enjoy!
  Bacon slices 2 , cooked, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), thinly sliced
  Kimchi 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped finely (Drained on paper towel)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 Medium (1 egg per serving)
  Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (leftover)
  Chili pepper 1 Medium, chopped
For the sauce
  Gochujang 1 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Dash
  Sesame oil 1 Dash
  Honey 1 Teaspoon

1. Chop 2 slices of cooked bacon, also finely chop kimchi and drain on a paper towel. Set these aside.
2. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the sauce and set aside.

3. Take a wok , heat it up with a couple of tablespoons of oil and fry an egg. Set it aside.
4. In the same wok add some cold left over cooked rice, stir for a minute and put it to one side, add the cooked bacon on the other half of the wok. Stir while breaking the rice with your spatula till the desired consistency is reached.
5. Add the chopped and drained kimchi to that and stir til well combined.
6. Add a chopped chili pepper and stir.
7. Add the prepared sauce and stir till well combined.

8. Serve warm with the fried egg.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
It’s Monday night, what you going to make for dinner? Have some leftover cooked bacon, cooked rice and a jar of kimchi? Then what you waiting for? This is what you should be making- Korean Kimchi Bokkeumbap (fried rice). Just a few basic ingredients and leftovers from your refrigerator and you have a satisfying, wholesome, comforting and delicious meal in just a few minutes!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 476 Calories from Fat 184

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g31.9%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 187.8 mg62.6%

Sodium 451.2 mg18.8%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.3%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 46.9%

Calcium 6.3% Iron 20.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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