Dakgogi Bokkeumbap, or Korean-style fried rice, is a classic Korean dish that’s both easy to make and delicious to eat! This meal can be cooked with leftover meat, vegetables and rice. Hence, why it’s such a simple dish to cook when you’re hungry and don’t have anything in your fridge (other than leftovers, of course). By following our simple recipe below, you’ll be able to cook this delicious Korean-style fried rice (Dakgogi Bokgeumbap) in 20 minutes (or less!).
So, the next time you need to make a satisfying and easy-to-make meal for your neighbourhood potluck, you know just what to cook! Or, even if you’re just hungry and at home, this dish is perfect for that, too.
- 2 bowls of cooked rice (about 3 cups)
- 1-2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- ¼ cup onion, chopped
- 5 ounces beef (about 3/4 cup), cut into small pieces: replace with chicken, pork, or ham
- ⅓ cup kimchi, chopped
- 3 cups colourful vegetables,cut into small pieces (¼ inch cubes): carrot, zucchini, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, white mushrooms
- 1 or 2 green chilli pepper (optional), chopped
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 1 egg, cooked sunny side up
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- Stir-fry the onion, garlic and vegetable oil in a pan over high heat. Cook until they turn light brown (approximately one minute).
- Toss in the beef and cook until it’s no longer pink (about two to three minutes).
- Add in the kimchi and stir-fry for two minutes.
- Next, add in the vegetables and cook for another three minutes.
- Mix in the rice — Cook for three to five minutes.
- Pour in the oyster sauce and mix it with the rice, vegetables and meat for two minutes.
- Remove the rice from the heat and add the sesame oil, ground black pepper, chopped green onion. Mix everything thoroughly.
- Now, transfer your Dakgogi Bokkeumbap onto a serving plate and place the sunny-side-up egg on top. Serve immediately, enjoy!
There you have it – a delicious Dakgogi Bokgeumbap recipe. If you love fried rice, you should check out our recipes on Pattaya Fried Rice, Pineapple Fried Rice and Garlic Fried Rice! Although all these dishes may come from completely different cuisines, it never hurts to experiment around with your rice.
Or, alternatively, you might enjoy our recipes on other classic Korean dishes, too. You can find recipes on how to make Sundubu Jjigae, Kimchi Soup, Japchae, and more!
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