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Make Delicious Korean Soy Sauce Egg Rice (Gyeran Bap) at Home

This savory Soy Sauce Egg Rice is a combination of steamed white rice with a fried egg topping has been popular in Korea since the 1950s. Not only does it provide an interesting twist on traditional fried eggs and toast, but it also adds an extra layer of flavor that will leave your taste buds wanting more. From its history of being served as a snack to its modern-day popularity in restaurants around the world, there’s no question why Gyeran Bap has become so beloved by foodies everywhere. Read on to learn more about this delicious Korean dish!

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The Delicious Origins Of Gyeran Bap

Gyeran bap translates literally from Korean as “egg rice” and is believed to have originated in South Korea during the 1950s when street vendors began selling it as a snack. It was originally made with just two ingredients – steamed white rice topped with a single fried egg – and quickly became a popular quick meal or snack. Over time it evolved to include other ingredients such as kimchi, vegetables, and even beef.

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Bringing Gyeran Bap To Your Kitchen

Gyeran Bap has been around since the 1950s, but its popularity continues to grow even today thanks to its unique combination of classic flavors and interesting twists. Whether it’s served as a snack on its own or paired with other ingredients such as kimchi and vegetables, Gyeran Bap is sure to be a hit in any kitchen. So why not give this traditional Korean dish a try and experience the deliciousness of Gyeran Bap for yourself? With its simple prep time, easy ingredients, and delicious results, you won’t regret it!


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Soy Sauce Egg Rice

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Course: Snacks, Main, BreakfastCuisine: KoreanDifficulty: Easy


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This Korean dish is made with fluffy white rice, eggs cooked in a light soy sauce mixture, and garnished with chopped scallions. It’s the perfect combination of sweet, savory, and comforting flavors that will make your taste buds dance!

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  • 2 medium 2 medium Eggs

  • 1 tbsp 14.79 ml Light Soy Sauce

  • 1/2 tbsp 7.39 ml Sesame Oil

  • 1/2 tbsp 7.39 ml Canola Oil

  • 2 tbsp 29.56 g Onion Leeks (finely chopped)

  • 1/4 tsp 0.5 g Chili Flakes

  • 1/4 tsp 0.5 g Sesame Seeds

  • Cooked Rice


  • Heat canola and sesame oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Once the oil is hot enough, add the onion leeks, and chili flakes and stir well.
  • Crack an egg (or two) and cook it until the edges are crispy or until it’s done the way you like it.
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds and soy sauce over the food.
  • Fill a bowl with hot rice. Put the eggs on top.
  • Serve while it’s still hot, with a side of roasted seaweed and kimchi. Enjoy!

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