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Korean Fried Rice
with fried eggs

Active: 40 min Total: 40 min
This savory fried rice is packed with aromatics to give the finished product loads of flavor.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Korean Fried Rice:
  • Bell peppers, any color - 1, diced
  • Kimchi - 1 Tbsp, finely chopped (check to make sure it is vegetarian; some versions include fish)
  • Garlic - 3 cloves, chopped
  • Ginger - 2 tsp, grated
  • Soy sauce, low-sodium - 1 Tbsp
  • Oil, toasted sesame - 2 tsp
  • Vinegar, rice - 1 tsp
  • Green onions - 2 stalks, chopped, green and white parts separate
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp
  • Rice, cooked (leftover from Monday) - ~2 cups
  • Eggs - 4
Pan Seared Broccoli with Lime:
  • Broccoli florets - 10 oz, chopped
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Stock, any type - 1 Tbsp
  • Lime juice - 2 tsp

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Prep

  1. Bell peppers / Kimchi / Garlic / Ginger / Broccoli / - Prep as directed. Store bell peppers in one container. Combine kimchi, garlic, and ginger. Store broccoli in another container. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Make sauce - Combine kimchi, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, and rice vinegar. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  3. Green onions - Chop green onions, keeping white and green parts separate. (Can be done up to 2 days ahead)

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Make

  1. Heat a wok or skillet with cooking oil (portion for broccoli) over medium-high heat. Add broccoli and sear until lightly browned on the outside.
  2. Add stock and cover pan with a lid or foil. Steam broccoli until tender, 2 to 4 minutes. Set broccoli aside and season with lime juice and some salt. Return wok to heat.
  3. Add first portion of oil (for fried rice) to heated wok.
  4. Add bell peppers and white parts of green onions to heated wok. Saute until bell peppers are tender, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add rice and sauce and saute until rice is heated through. Set aside, covered.
  6. Heat a nonstick pan with second portion of oil (for fried rice) over medium heat. Crack eggs into heated oil and cook until eggs are done to your liking (on one side for sunny-side up or flip them for over-easy).
  7. Divide fried rice between serving bowls. Top each portion with a fried egg and green parts of green onions. Enjoy with broccoli on the side.

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (63)
Gluten-free (7)
Paleo (18)
Vegetarian (10)

Most Helpful

Pre-baked my meatballs so I could just reheat them quickly and simmer them in the sauce at dinner time. Added a bit more cornstarch to make it just slightly thicker and served over cauliflower rice.

By: Alyson
Posted: Jul 18, 2018
Diet: Original
2 Helpful

42 reviews

My whole family loved these!

By: Maija
Posted: May 22, 2022
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

The sauce takes the longest to prepare. Made ahead. Meatballs easy.

By: Diane
Posted: Apr 13, 2022
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Used lean ground turkey instead of beef. Didn’t have kimchi and didn’t add brown sugar. Prepped meatballs in the afternoon which made dinner prep easy!

By: Alyssa
Posted: Apr 11, 2022
Diet: Gluten-free
0 Helpful

Delicious meatballs. Hit for the whole family

By: Jennifer
Posted: Apr 11, 2022
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

I LOVED this. I substituted the ground beef for ground lamb as it was on sale and looked delish. This was great.

By: Josh
Posted: Apr 10, 2022
Diet: Original
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I really liked the flavor of this dish, it reminded me of a dish I used to love as a kid called Porcupine Meatballs. I thought it was really salty though. I'm not sure if there is a low sodium version of Braggs, but I'll use less next time. I blanched my broccoli and roasted it in the oven with a little lemon juice.

By: Stephanie
Posted: Oct 07, 2021
Diet: Paleo
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