Bokkeumbap is hugely popular Korean style fried rice dish that makes great use of leftovers and provides a super quick and satisfying meal. We've sourced the 2 special Korean elements that transform this jumble of ingredients into a big bowl of savoury and spicy goodness: Doenjang - a Korean soybean paste and Gochujang, a red chilli pepper paste!

Cook our delicious Bokkeumbap in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Bokkeumbap. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Gochujang pot, a Doenjang pot and a Garlic Paste pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Bokkeumbap in just 20 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Gochujang
  • Doenjang
  • Garlic Paste

Your shopping list:

240g
uncooked long grain rice (or 600g cooked rice)
 
1
small white cabbage
 
5
spring onions
 
4
eggs
 
any fresh vegetables(optional)
 
any cooked leftovers(optional)
 
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Our 20 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Cook the rice

    If making fresh rice: Boil the rice in a pan of boiling water until it's roughly 3/4 of the way done (around 8 mins). The rice should still have some bite as it will continue to cook in the next steps. Drain it in a sieve and keep it aside.

  • 2.

    Fry the cabbage 

    Heat a little oil in a wok over high heat and stir fry the cabbage (and any other fresh veg) and the GARLIC PASTE until cooked (2-3 mins). Then remove the cabbage from the pan and keep it aside.

  • 3.

    Add the Korean flavours

    Using the same pan, heat a little more oil over medium heat. Add the cooked rice and let it fry for 5 mins, stirring occasionally. Don’t move the rice around in the pan too much. It will start to crackle and colour a bit. 

    Stir the GOCHUJANG, the DOENJANG and the spring onions into the rice. 

    Return the cooked cabbage to the pan and stir into the rice. 

    At this stage you can also add any cooked meat leftovers you might have.

  • 4.

    Fry the eggs

    In a separate frying pan, fry the eggs to the point where the yolks are still a little runny.

  • 5.

    Serve!

    Serve the fried rice onto plates with a fried egg on top of each. Stir the yolk into the rice and get stuck in!

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Bokkeumbap Reviews

BASED ON 652 reviews

David - Dec 08, 2019

Good for using up odds and ends

Darrell - Dec 05, 2019

Nice dish simple too cook. Worked ok with microwave pouches of rice

Hannah - Nov 26, 2019

A little dry

tania - Nov 24, 2019

Not spicy enough but it is tasty.

Demi - Nov 20, 2019

Love this recipe, second time we’ve had it now.

Beverley - Nov 20, 2019

I personally didn’t like it. It’s not my kind of food.

Emma - Nov 17, 2019

Nice but not very exciting to eat,bit like soya sauce drenched rice with an egg.

Julia - Nov 13, 2019

Good

Donna - Nov 13, 2019

Made plenty for 4 people and was a tasty meal - the fried egg definitely made it - but it won't be a regular in our boxes.

gerard - Nov 11, 2019

Actually didn’t fancy this much when I ordered it. Cooked it though, and was genuinely surprised. Cracking dish

Demi - Nov 10, 2019

Absolutely loved this one. Especially with added roast chicken!

Luana - Nov 10, 2019

Simple but delicious

Nishita - Nov 08, 2019

Full of flavour

Kirsty - Nov 07, 2019

Worst one of all the dishes we have tried

michelle - Nov 05, 2019

Very simple to make. Loved it

Heather - Nov 04, 2019

One of our favourites and we always have one on hand.

C - Nov 04, 2019

Was OK but the family aren’t keen on fried rice.

Melanie - Nov 03, 2019

Found this dish to be a bit bland... Sorry ????

Helen - Oct 31, 2019

Amazing really enjoyed

Cerys - Oct 29, 2019

Absolutely loved it. However, make sure to follow instructions and chop the cabbage into small pieces, and maybe add more rice.

Louise - Oct 28, 2019

Wow!!! Who knew leftovers could taste this good!!!

Katie - Oct 23, 2019

Not as spicy as I expected! Good meal in all, and easy to prepare - just wasn't blown away.

Sean - Oct 22, 2019

Lovely. Very moreish, would work with any leftovers. Like a spicy rice bubble & squeak.

Viki - Oct 20, 2019

I put far too much cabbage in this so my family didn't really enjoy it.

Lucky - Oct 19, 2019

Delicious

Marc - Oct 15, 2019

Great flavours, good veggie alternative

Jennifer - Oct 13, 2019

Something a bit different. The egg is worth popping on as It really completes the dish

Priyadarshini - Oct 13, 2019

Hi I’m India I love Bokkeumbap it is so nice with the egg on top

Sandra - Oct 11, 2019

Lovely

Amanda - Oct 09, 2019

Fantastic and tasty! Bit of a kick to it aswell ????

Rebecca - Oct 08, 2019

Really tasty! I added chopped bacon to ours, and only used half of the Gochujang spice as my daughter doesn’t like it too spicy. Would definitely get it again.

Laura - Oct 08, 2019

Complete crap

Christian - Oct 08, 2019

Great with prawns and some extra crunch veg added

Tracy - Oct 08, 2019

It was ok, nothing special

Zoe - Oct 07, 2019

Really good

Alex - Oct 06, 2019

Very tasty, nice flavours. Great side dish.

Emma - Oct 01, 2019

Made for 2 people, would not have been enough pasta for the 4 it was meant to serve but was lovely for 2

Naomi - Sep 26, 2019

Nice idea, different taste. Rice wasn’t as crispy as i’d like. Although better flavour the next day so re-fried as we had 2 portions left!

Mary Jo - Sep 20, 2019

Best yet ! Loved it !

Dee - Sep 18, 2019

Excellent dish using things we had in the fridge!

Mary Jo - Sep 17, 2019

Best so far - absolutely loved it !

Kim - Sep 17, 2019

Did not like

Kim - Sep 17, 2019

Did not like this

Kim - Sep 17, 2019

Did not like this dish

Jackie - Sep 16, 2019

Not keen for

Michaela - Sep 15, 2019

Lush

Camilla - Sep 15, 2019

I added mince beef and leek instead of cabbage. Lush!

Samantha - Sep 13, 2019

Very tasty, will definitely have again

Rebecca - Sep 12, 2019

Easy dish. Fed 5 and everyone loved it!

michelle - Sep 11, 2019

My kids absolutely loved this dish

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