Gukbap Recipe: Easy And Delicious

Gukbap, also known as “soup rice,” is a traditional Korean dish that is both hearty and comforting.

It is made by simmering a rich broth with various ingredients such as meat, seafood, and vegetables and then served over steamed rice.

This dish is not only delicious but also packed with nutrients and has a long history in Korean culture.

In this blog post, we will be sharing a recipe for a classic version of Gukbap that you can easily make at home.

Whether you’re a fan of Korean cuisine or just looking for a new and satisfying meal, this recipe is sure to please.

Gukbap Recipe

To make gukbap, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 4 cups of water
  • 1 cup of uncooked rice
  • 1 pound of beef
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups of sliced cabbage
  • 1 cup of sliced radish
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Gukbap Recipe
Gukbap Recipe


  1. In a large pot, bring the water to a boil. Add the rice and stir well. Reduce the heat to low and cover the pot. Cook the rice for 18-20 minutes or until it’s fully cooked.
  2. While the rice is cooking, heat a pan over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until it’s browned on all sides. Remove the meat from the pan and set it aside.
  3. Add the onion, garlic, cabbage, and radish to the same pan. Cook for 5-7 minutes until the vegetables are slightly softened.
  4. Add the cooked meat back into the pan with the vegetables. Pour in the soy sauce and sesame oil, and stir well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Add the vegetable and meat mixture to the pot with the cooked rice. Stir everything together and bring it to a simmer. Cook for an additional 5-7 minutes or until the flavors have melded together.
  6. Remove the pot from the heat and add the chopped green onions. Serve the gukbap in bowls and enjoy!

Gukbap is a delicious and satisfying meal that is perfect for cold weather or a hearty lunch or dinner. You can adjust the ingredients to your taste; it is also a great way to use leftovers. Try it out, and let us know how it turns out!

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