Vegetarian Kimchi Fried Rice Recipe | Cooking With Jade

Vegetarian Kimchi Fried Rice Recipe

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Vegetarian Kimchi Fried Rice Recipe

This vegetarian kimchi fried rice recipe is ideal for a quick weeknight meal. For a special touch, top it with fried eggs.



  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2 cup kimchi, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup kimchi juice
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup kale
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • Spring onion to garnish
  • 1 tablespoon of black sesame to garnish (optional)


  • In a large saucepan of 3 cups water, cook rice according to package instructions; set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion, stirring frequently, until onions have become translucent, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add kimchi to the pan and cook until golden.
  • Stir in rice, kale and kimchi juice mixture until the kale has wilted, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve topped with a fried egg. Sprinkle finely-sliced spring onion and black sesame to garnish.

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