But let it sizzle. Wait. Smell the rice below starting to roast against the hot sesame oil-slicked bowl before you give it the mixing stir. If you top it off with kimchi-spiced pork and mix it well, every spoonful should warm your body with a tingle of heat mingling with the snap of shredded vegetables and a toasty rice crunch.
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