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Gochujang and Bacon Fried Rice
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Gochujang and Bacon Fried Rice

Gochujang and Bacon Fried Rice


  • 1/2 pound bacon, diced (not ready bacon)
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/3 cup raw or frozen peas
  • 2 cups cabbage, shredded
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 3 cups cooked & very cold white rice
  • 2-3 tablespoons Gochujang
  • 2 green onions, chopped


  1. Heat a wok and cook bacon until just crispy, set aside bacon, take out most of fat but leave a couple tablespoons in the wok
  2. Add peas, cabbage, peppers and cook for 2 minutes
  3. Add onion, cook until onions soften, about 4 minutes
  4. While it cooks, beat the egg in a small bowl & stir in the sesame oil and soy sauce, set aside
  5. Add garlic and ginger to wok - cook about 1 minute until fragrant
  6. Crumble the rice into the wok, break it up and cook until it’s very hot throughout
  7. Pour in beaten egg and mix until egg is cooked through - about a minute
  8. Add bacon, Gochujang paste & stir really well to combine everything
  9. Serve, garnished with green onions