Kimchi Fried Rice with a Sesame Fried Egg

  • prep time5 min
  • total time 15 min
  • serves 4

In this dish, I take advantage of all that built-in flavour to create a hearty bowl of fried rice that requires almost no added seasonings. With just a few fresh garnishes, leftover rice gets an umami-flavoured adrenaline shot.

Courtesy of Bonnie Mo.

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Directions for: Kimchi Fried Rice with a Sesame Fried Egg


Kimchi Fried Rice

3 cups leftover steamed rice or freshly made rice, completely cooled

1 tsp vegetable oil

1 cup kimchi, chopped

2 - 3 Tbsp Korean red pepper paste (gochujang)

3 tsp sesame oil

Sesame Fried Egg

4 eggs

2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil

1 green onion, chopped

1 Tbsp roasted sesame seeds

1 sheet roasted seaweed, shredded


Kimchi Fried Rice

1. In a large non-stick pan or wok, heat vegetable oil. Add the kimchi and stir fry for about 1 minute.

2. Add rice and gochujang and stir frequently with a wood spoon for 5-8 minutes. Add sesame oil and remove from heat.

Sesame Fried Egg

1. Heat the oil in a pan and fry eggs one at a time until desired doneness. Remove from heat.

2. Place fried egg over kimchi fried rice and garnish with chopped green onion, seaweed and sesame seeds to taste.

See more: Asian, Dinner, Eggs/Dairy, Fry, Korean, Lunch, Rice/Grain

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