Kimchi Fried Rice

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author Jenny Castaneda


  • 3/4 cup onion chopped
  • 1 cup kimchi chopped, excess liquid drained and set aside
  • 1/2 cup kimchi liquid
  • 6 strips bacon chopped
  • 3 cups cooked white rice
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped


  1. Heat a pan over medium-high.
  2. Add bacon and pan fry for 3 minutes.
  3. Add onions and cook with the bacon for another 3 minutes until the onions become translucent.
  4. Push onions and bacon to one side of the pan.
  5. Add kimchi and sauce for 5 minutes until it begins to brown.
  6. Mix kimchi together with the onions and bacon. Let cook for 2 more minutes.
  7. Reduce heat to medium.
  8. Add cooked white rice and mix everything together. Let cook for 5 minutes until the rice is warm.
  9. Add the kimchi liquid. Mix well. Cook for 5 more minutes.
  10. Top with green onions.
  11. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Note: chop the kimchi and drain the excess liquid using mesh strainer or cheesecloth