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Vegan Kimchi Fries

Easy Simple Kimchi Fries

Kimchi Fries. Homemade French fries seasoned with garlic and paprika simply loaded with kimchi with mayo.
5 from 8 votes
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine korean
Servings 4 as a side
Calories per serving 455 kcal


  • 8 medium size russet potatoes with skin on
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or sub with any neutral tasting oil
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¾ teaspoon paprika
  • 3-4 tablespoon mayonnaise or as much as desired
  • 1 cup kimchi chopped
  • 1 green onion finely chopped, for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil toasted kind


  • Preheat your oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Slice potatoes into ½ x ½ inch thick fries. If you're using white potatoes, rinse them in cold water and strain them - this remove extra starch.
  • If needed, roughly chop kimchi into bite sized pieces.
  • On a large baking sheet or sheet pan lined with parchment paper, spread your thick cut fries in a single layer. Season fries with paprika powder, garlic powder and oil.
  • Using your hands, massage the oil and spices into the fries until well coated. Bake for 35 minutes on the middle rack, flipping them halfway through.
  • Remove fries from oven with a slotted spoon or tongs and transfer them to a serving plate.
  • Top off with kimchi and drizzle with mayo and sesame oil. Garnish with green onions. Enjoy with suggested optional topping ideas found below in Notes section.


Optional topping ideas: 
Feel free to sprinkle any of these additional ingredients on top of the fries to elevate them further:
  • Sesame seeds, toasted
  • Sriracha sauce for a spicier version
  • Gochugaru, aka Korean chili powder, for added spice
  • Cheddar cheese, grated
  • Gochujang mayonnaise (made by adding 1 tablespoon of gochujang to ⅓ cup mayo)
  • Kimchi juice
  • Fresh ginger
  • Cheese sauce
  • Spicy gochujang aka Korean red pepper paste
  • Sautéed sliced onion: yellow onions or white onion will work
  • Sautéed Ground beef or sliced beef ribeye
  • Taco meat
  • Cooked Korean BBQ chicken, pork or beef
  • Korean fried chicken, preferably in bite sized pieces
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Suggested Equipment & Products

Baking Sheet
Baking Liner
Measuring Set
Cutting Board
Santoku Knife
Potato Peeler
Parchment paper
Calories: 455kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 1839mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 97IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 4mg