Serves 10 people


For the Steamed Rice

2 cups of round short grain rice (like sushi rice)
2 ¼ cups water

For the Fried Rice

2 Tbsp rice bran oil or vegetable oil
1 lb mushrooms, sliced ¼ inch thick
Salt and pepper to taste

2 Tbsp rice bran oil or vegetable oil
½ lb bacon, cut into ¼ in pieces
1 large onion, small diced
2 Tbsp finely chopped garlic
2 cups kimchi, drained and rough chopped (reserve kimchi juice for sauce)

Salt and pepper to taste

For the Sauce

2 Tbsp soy sauce
¼ cup kimchi juice
2-3 tablespoons gochujang
1 Tbsp sesame oil

For the Egg

Fry 5 eggs sunny side up
Soft-boil 5 eggs


Slice 1 bn of scallions on a bias
2 sheets nori, thinly cut with scissors


For the Steamed Rice

Put rice into rice cooker pot, rinse well, about 4-5 times until most of the starch is washed off. Drain off and add cooking water. Steam in rice cooker and once cooked, lay out on sheet pan to cool.

For the Fried Rice

Heat a large sauté pan to medium-high, add oil and sauté your mushrooms until tender and lightly browned for about 5 mins. Be careful not to overcrowd the pan, so that the mushrooms don’t steam as liquid will come off mushrooms as they cook. Season with salt and pepper, put in bowl and set aside.

Heat another large sauté pan to medium, add rice bran oil and bacon. Slowly cook the bacon until crisp, rendering its fat. Strain the crispy bacon bits and keep separate.

In the same pan, turn up the heat to medium high. Toss in diced onions, sauté until aromatic for 1 minute, add garlic and kimchee for another couple of minutes, blooming the garlic and kimchee. Add rice, mushrooms and sauce. Mix well and fold in bacon.

For the Soft-Boiled Egg

Fill a sauce pot halfway and bring to a boil. Reduce the temperature so it is a rapid simmer and gently lower the eggs into the water. Cook the eggs for 5-7 minutes: 5 minutes for a yolk that is still runny and 7 minutes for a yolk that is barely set.

Drain the eggs and run them under cold tap water for 30-60 seconds. Be very careful with peeling, since the inside is soft, it may break. Slice the peeled egg in half and place on top of the fried rice.

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