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Kimchi Fried Rice

Servings 4


  • 1 cup kimchi chopped
  • 1/2 cup kimchi juice
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp gochujang Korean hot pepper paste
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 2 tbsp chopped green onions
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  • 4 sunny side up eggs
  • Chopped spring onions
  • Toasted sesame seeds


  • Finely chop up kimchi and squeeze to get juice.
  • Reserve juice for later.
  • In a bowl, mix gochujang, kimchi juice, grated ginger, soy sauce, and sugar.
  • Heat pan on medium high, add sesame and vegetable oil.
  • Saute onion until soft, and add garlic to stir fry for another 30 seconds.
  • Add Kimchi into pan, and stir fry for a minute.
  • Then add rice to the pan breaking it up with your spatula.
  • Pour in kimchi juice mixture, and toss to coat evenly.
  • Season with salt and pepper if needed, and remove from heat.
  • Sprinkle chopped green onions, and toss to combine.
  • Serve with sunny side up egg, chopped spring onions, and sesame seeds.