Kimchi Fried Rice with Fried Egg

"The most unorthodox Easter dinner ever: kimchi fried rice"
-- @walnuttrees_

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Need a delicious way to use up leftover rice? Make this incredible Kimchi Fried Rice, add carrots, bok choy or kale for added crunch!! Don't have kimchi? Here's a collection of fried rice recipes to use up leftover vegetables and protein. 

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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened to room temperature
  • 4 ounces ham or bacon, sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped finely
  • 1 cup kimchi
  • 1 cup rice, cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 egg, fried, to top
  • Scallions, sliced, to garnish
  • Black sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Radish, sliced for garnish
  • Nori sheets, sliced, for garnish


  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, using a whisk mix butter and gochujang together, set aside.

  • Step 2

    Heat butter in large pan over medium heat. Add red onions, bacon, until translucent, about 4 minutes. Add kimchi and sautè for 3 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Add gochujang butter to rice, mix well until all the rice in coated. Remove from heat.

  • Step 4

    Transfer to a bowl, top with fried egg. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, scallions, nori and serve immediately.