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Kimchi Fried Rice

This easy, simple and flavorful fried rice gives a feel of comfort and kick of spice in each bite! Ready in just 20 minutes! Top off with a poached or fried egg for extra flavor!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Korean
Keyword kimchi fried rice, korean
Servings 2 servings
Author Winnie Liong


  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 1/2 cup kimchi cut into 1" pieces
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions more for garnish
  • sesame seeds for garnish
  • seaweed strips for garnish


  • Preheat pan to medium heat with sesame oil and garlic to cook for about 10 seconds.
  • Add in onions, frozen peas + carrots and kimchi to cook for 5-6 minutes until kimchi juices are almost all evaporated.
  • Add in rice, kimchi juice and more sesame oil, mix throughly.
  • Transfer to bowl with a poached egg on top and garnish with sesame seeds, green onions and seaweed strips!