SOUTH KOREA: Gim Bab
About this Recipe
By: Eunbee Hong (via Literacy Pittsburgh)
Gim bab is a popular Korean dish that is usually eaten for lunch when students or families go on picnics. Gim bab can be made with many different fillings.
This recipe was submitted through Literacy Pittsburgh’s cooking program by student Eunbee Hong!
- 4 cups steamed rice
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
- 1 cucumber
- 1⁄4 pound boiled ham
- 1⁄4 pound pickled radish (available at a Korean or Japanese grocery market)
- 2 eggs
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1⁄2 carrot, thinly sliced
- 3-5 sheets seaweed (called nori or laver)
- Bamboo sushi mat
The word gim (김) refers to edible seaweed, while the word bap (밥) broadly means cooked rice!