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Quarantine cuisine: Super easy, super tasty kimchi fried rice recipe

This quick and delicious kimchi fried rice will make the best of your pantry supplies and satisfy those takeout-craving-tastebuds!

1y ago

Kimchi fried rice, or kimchi-bokkeumbap (김치볶음밥), is a simple yet tasty home-cooking staple loved by Korean families for generations, and comprises of two main ingredients: kimchi and rice. Many people also choose to add additional ingredients to this dish, such as seasonal vegetables, chicken, or bacon. Serve with pickled radish, cabbage salad and a fried egg, sunny side up! #StayHome

Kimchi Fried Rice

A simple recipe for delicious and authentic kimchi fried rice.


  • 3 cups of steamed rice
  • 1 cup of chopped kimchi
  • 1/4 cup of kimchi juice
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 2-3 tablespoons of gochujang (hot pepper paste) (to taste)
  • 3 teaspoons of sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 spring onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 sheet of nori, shredded


  1. Heat up a pan on medium heat. Add the vegetable oil.
  2. Add the chopped kimchi to the pan and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  3. Add the rice, kimchi juice, water and gochujang to the pan. Stir all the ingredients together for approximately 7 minutes.
  4. Add the sesame oil and stir into the rice.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat.
  6. Garnish the kimchi fried rice with the sliced spring onion, sesame seeds and nori.
  7. Serve immediately on its own or with other side dishes.

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