Classic Kimchi Fried Rice (Kimchi Bokkeumbap)

Kimchi lovers, get ready for the best kimchi fried recipe! Packed with spicy, pungent, and sour flavors, this kimchi fried rice can be served as a side or as a main, topped with an egg or spam. Ready in 15 minutes from start to finish.

What is Kimchi Fried Rice?

Kimchi fried rice, or kimchi bokkeumbap (김치 볶음밥), is a popular Korean dish made of leftover rice pan fried with kimchi, and a mixture of soy sauce, gochujang (Korean chili paste) or gochugaru (Korean pepper flakes), and sometimes rice vinegar and/or sesame oil. Vegetables or meats are also added from time to time.

Key Ingredients:

Oil Kimchi Kale Rice Soy Sauce


Fry Kimchi in a pan with a little oil for a couple of minutes. Stir in the rice and kale, cover with a lid and cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the remaining ingredients (except for the egg).  Transfer to a plate and enjoy!




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