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Healthy Bibimbap Rice Bowl

5 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time

Healthy Bibimbap Rice Bowl

5 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time

Bibimbap is a delicious rice bowl topped with a variety of vegetables, marinated meat, egg, and the signature spicy gochujang sauce. This is a super versatile dish and you can use whatever toppings you like to make this vegan-friendly.

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Ingredients (2 servings)

2 portions cooked brown rice
40g bean sprouts
1 carrot
1 small cucumber
-Yellow pickled radish
-Red cabbage
-Seasoned seaweed strips
2 eggs
-Garlic, minced
2 tbsp gochujang
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp water
1/2 tsp minced garlic

Make the sauce:

  1. Combine all sauce ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly.

Prepare the toppings:

  1. Rinse bean sprouts. Boil for 3 minutes then drain. Mix with a little bit of sesame oil and minced garlic and set aside.
  2. Grate carrot. Sauté in skillet with a little bit of sesame oil and water. Season with salt to taste. Set aside.
  3. Thinly slice red cabbage and set aside. You can have it raw or you can stir fry with carrots above.
  4. Cut cucumber in half length wise, scoop out the seeds with a spoon and slice. Set aside.
  5. Cut yellow picked radish into thin long strips. Set aside.
  6. Fry 2 eggs, sunny side up.


  1. Lay a bed of rice in a bowl, and arrange all the prepared veggies and seaweed strips neatly in individual piles on top of rice.
  2. Top with fried egg, sesame seeds and sauce.
  3. Mix well before eating. Enjoy!
  • Other common toppings for bibimbap are: spinach, shiitake mushroom, tofu, zucchini, black fungus, kimchi, marinated beef. You can change it based on your dietary requirements.
  • You can find Korean yellow picked radish, also known as danmuji, and gochujang paste at Asian grocery stores.
  • You can use 6-10 drops of stevia instead of sugar.
  • Omit egg to make this dish vegan-friendly.
  • Use a stone bowl (dolsot) to serve if you want crispy rice.