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If you love Kimchi, you’re definitely going to LOVE this Kimchi fried rice. Kimchi typically made with cabbage but not exclusively. It is brined and fermented. Recently my friend Chef Sang Kim popped into my kitchen and showed me how to prepare Kimchi. It’s a bit of work, but once done you have a large batch to enjoy or share with family and friends. Check out that video here –

Once you have some Kimchi whether it’s home-made or store bought, Kimchi fried rice is merely a few delicious steps away.

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Kimchi Fried Rice


  • 1 cup Kimchi
  • 2 tbsps Kimchi brine
  • 1 tbsp Gochujang or Pepper paste
  • 1 tbsp light Soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil
  • ¼ cup sliced Spring Onions
  • 1 cup Mushrooms
  • 1 cup Broccoli & Green Pepper
  • 3 cups cooked Jasmine Rice
  • Fried Egg
  • Spring Onion leaves
  • Sliced red Chilli


  1. Drain the kimchi and reserve the brine
  2. Add the gochujang and sesame oil to the brine
  3. Chop up the drained Kimchi
  4. Heat some oil and saute the spring onions, mushrooms, broccoli and green pepper
  5. Add the rice and all the marinade and mix well
  6. Add some spring onion leaves
  7. Fry an egg till the yolk is just set but still runny and add salt, pepper, spring onion leaves and red chilli
  8. Top the rice with the egg and serve