Korean Vegetable Rice Bowl

60 mins (prep 60)
20 ingredients
makes 4 (main course) servings
Bibimbop A glorious combination of fresh stir-fried vegetables, each cooked separately to allow its flavors to stay true, is liberally seasoned with garlic and sesame oil. To gild the lily, every serving is topped off with a rich fried egg that gets added just before eating.

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  • 1 2/3 cups asian short-grain white or sushi rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (10- to 12-ounce) bunch flat-leaf spinach, stems discarded
  • 1/2 pound fresh soybean or mung-bean sprouts, trimmed
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 small zucchini, trimmed
  • 1 cup drained preserved fiddlehead fern stems (also called bracken fern, kosari, or warabi; optional)
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 6 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems discarded and caps cut into very thin slices (2 cups)
  • 6 teaspoons finely chopped garlic (from 4 cloves)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons asian sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons korean hot-pepper paste (sometimes labeled "gochujang")
  • 8 (3 1/2 - by 3-inch) sheets toasted nori (dried laver, preferably seasoned), cut into thin strips with scissors
  • special equipment : an adjustable-blade slicer fitted with julienne blade
  • accompaniments: packaged cabbage kimchi (korean spicy pickled cabbage) or other vegetable kimchi


Serving Size (243.66 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 212.46 Calories from Fat 54.99
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.11g 37.59%
Saturated Fat 0.76g 15.14%
Trans Fat 0.01g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 894.64mg 149.11%
Total Carbohydrate 30.96g 41.28%
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g 52.73%
Sugars 0.01 g %
Protein 12.03g 96.21%
Vitamin A 102.28IU% Vitamin C 17.92mg%
Calcium 155.69mg% Iron 3.59mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
sushi rice, or, asian, fresh, or, large carrots, drained, fiddlehead fern, plus, fresh shiitake mushrooms, finely chopped garlic, asian sesame oil, large eggs, an, special equipment, accompaniments