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Kimchi Fried Rice

Easy delicious kimchi fried rice that will always be a crowd favorite.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: dinner, easy, experience, fried rice, lunch, quick
Servings: 2


  • 1/2 onion (sliced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup kimchi (sliced)
  • 3 cups rice
  • 1/2 cup kimchi brine
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 2.5 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • shredded cheese (optional)
  • fried egg (optional)


  • In a pan on medium low heat, sauté the onions and garlic until the onion starts to sizzle. 
  • Add sliced kimchi and sauté for another 3-5 minutes.
  • Add rice and pour in kimchi brine.
  • Season with salt, sugar and sesame oil. Mix well. Enjoy!
  • Optional step: Turn heat down slightly and let it continue to cook untouched until lightly brown.
  • Optional step: Add shredded cheese on top and a fried egg. 


*If you want to and have it, add 1 tbsp of gochujang before adding rice for an extra kick of spicy and flavor.