I created this recipe from trying a few different ones and choosing my favourite aspects of each. Bibimbap in not traditionally vegetarian - it's about cooking up a dish of leftover rice, a selection of veggies and serving with a spicy sauce and fried egg, which means you could add strips of beef, bbq pork or chicken to this dish if you like.
Asian supermarkets sell vacuum-packed shoots as well as tins of bamboo shoots. You could use water chestnuts if you prefer.
This was delicious and easy. I didn't bother to fry the rice, I just cooked it in my rice maker, and added soy sauce and green onions to my own plate. Reminds me of Loco Mocos in Hawaii, minus the salsbury steak, and with veggies. LOL - 17 Jan 2013 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
Loved it. Go ahead and add more sauce if wanted! (I wanted) - 27 Sep 2012 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
LOVE this recipe! I have tried to recreate bibimpop, which is next to impossible in the States. This was FANTASTIC! I began the recipe by frying some tofu in the oil (wok.... 1 inch width slices. Key is to not touch the slices for 7 minutes until you flip!) as my rice was cooking (in the rice cooker). Then, I followed the recipe as written, but threw in some thawed freezer veggies as well (broccoli and spinach) with the shoots, sprouts, and shrooms. I mixed the rice, soy sauce, and onions in a separate bowl, and we each served our own since I will kill people with gochu chung or siracha. I give this 10 stars. I have been searching for a good bibimpop recipe, and this reminded me of Korea as much as the ingredients could allow!!! Loved the addition of the mushrooms. I will make this over and over. THANK YOU! Perfect! - 31 Mar 2014 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)