Vegetable Bibimbap with Nurungji

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2016, America's Test Kitchen TV

Nurungji is the nutty, crunchy rice crust that distinguishes dolsot bibimbap from plain bibimbap. A cast-iron Dutch oven is the key to making family-style bibimbap with plenty of nurungji.

SERVES6

TIME1½ hours, plus 30 minutes chilling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Bibimbap, an iconic Korean dish with many regional variations, features rice mixed together with various toppings. The combination of the hot stone and a splash of fragrant sesame oil causes the rice to develop a delicious, crunchy crust ca...

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