Korea Kitchen: Easy recipe for kimchi fried rice

Korea Kitchen: Easy recipe for kimchi fried rice

Korea Tourism Organization

This is one of the many dishes that can be made with kimchi. Since every Korean household is bound to have a container of kimchi, kimchi fried rice is one of the easiest Korean foods to make.


  • 150g rice
  • 150g ripe (sour) kimchi (seasoning: 1 tsp sugar, 1 tbsp sesame oil and pinch of black pepper)
  • 50g ground beef (sub.: pork, shrimp, squid, or any other meat)
  • 1 egg


  • 3~5 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds

1. Finely chop kimchi and marinate in seasoning for about 5 minutes.

2. In a skillet, cook ground beef and pre-seasoned kimchi for about 5 minutes.

3. Then add rice and cook on medium heat for about 7 to 8 minutes mixing ingredients well. Add sesame oil and sesame seeds before turning off heat.

4. Make sunny-side-up egg.

5. Serve kimchi fried rice topped with egg.


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