Bokkeumbap 볶음밥 – fried rice with vegetables

Bokkeumbap 볶음밥 – stir fried rice with vegetables, is a simple dish that is often prepared at home for a quick lunch. Preparing the bokkeumbap is also a great way to use the leftovers in your fridge!

Ingredients for 2 people

bokkeumbap ingredients


  • 1/2 yellow pepper
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 small zucchini (or 1/2 of a big one)
  • 3 mushrooms
  • 1.5 oz (50 grams) bacon (or ham) in cubes
  • 1.5 cups (350 grams) cooked rice
  • 1 green onion
  • 2 eggs (cooked sunny side up)
  • salt
  • pepper



  1. Heat 2 spoons of vegetable oil on a frying pan


  1. Stir fry the bacon/ham for about 2 min. In the meantime chop zucchini, peppers, carrot and mushrooms. Add the vegetables to the frying pan and cook it for 3-4 minutes.

bokkeumbap sliced vegetables


  1. Add the rice, mix and cooking for additional 3-4 minutes.

bokkeumbap cooking

  1. Add a pinch of salt and pepper,  a bit of sesame oil and the sliced green onion, mix it and serve it on two plates


  1. Top each portion with fried egg and serve the bokkeumbap right away!

bokkeumbap closeup