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kimchi fried rice

Kimchi Fried Rice (25-min. Recipe)

Kimchi Fried Rice. Spicy, savoury and just plain delicious! A popular Korean dish that is perfect for dinner or lunch or if you have leftover rice! Ready in 25 minutes.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine korean
Servings 2
Calories 1330 kcal


  • 3 cups short grain rice cooked
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 stalk green onion chopped
  • ½ white onion diced
  • 1 ½ cups kimchi chopped
  • ¼ cup kimchi juice
  • ½ tbsp Gochujang hot pepper paste
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp rice mirin
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 3 eggs fried (optional)


  • In a wok set on medium-high heat, fry white and green onions in cooking oil until translucent. Add chopped kimchi until juices begin to release.
  • Toss in the cooked rice. Pour in kimchi juice.
  • Season rice with Gochujang paste, sesame oil, sugar, rice mirin, and soy sauce. Mix everything until well combined and rice is coloured red. Remove and transfer in a serving bowl.
  • Fry eggs sunny side up and serve over fried rice.

Suggest Equipment & Products

Rice Cooker
Non stick wok
Measuring Set
Cutting Board
Santoku Knife
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Calories: 1330kcal | Carbohydrates: 247g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 246mg | Sodium: 276mg | Potassium: 397mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 14mg