Our Gochujang Powder captures the heat and spice of traditional Korean gochujang paste in a convenient, shelf-stable dry powder. In this classic Korean bibimbap, the powder is blended with dates to make a rich, flavorful paste.

Prep time: 20 min

Cook time: 40 min

Total time: 60 min

Bibimbap with Gochujang Date Paste
Copyright Recipe © 2016 Woodland Foods



  1. Soak dates in hot water for 15 minutes. Add dates, water, 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and Gochujang Powder to processor and pulse until smooth. Set aside.

  2. Pour 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil into large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms and cook until tender and soft. Set aside. Add another 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil to skillet, add zucchini and cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Repeat with carrots, and cook for about 8 minutes. Add cooked spinach last and heat through.

  3. Pour remaining sesame oil into non-stick skillet over medium heat. Crack in eggs, and cook until whites have set, but yolk is still very runny.

  4. Add 1/2 cup of rice to large bowl, then add a little bit of each ingredient around edges of bowl. Top with fried egg. Repeat with other bowls. Serve with gochujang date paste and sesame seeds.