Friday, July 19, 2024

Kimchi Rice

Kimchi is a Korean side dish which is a fermented vegetable, commonly napa cabbage. It’s seasoned with lots of spices and aged to let the flavors marry really well for a delicious hot and spicy compliment to grilled or fried meat dishes.  

I wish I could say that I enjoy eating kimchi by itself like a lot of people do ..sadly I don’t but I do love kimchi when stir-fried with rice or when it’s in a ramen.

Kimchi rice is simple to make, another reason why I like it so much.  I learned to make this from a friend, who’s always so generous with sharing her recipe for simple delicious dishes..just like me ;).

She gave me the recipe verbally, which is not a problem because like I said this is easy and.. delicious as you will find out for yourself after giving it a try.

The recipe below is just a guide, you may add some meat like precooked chicken or pork or tuna and it’s a meal by itself. I like to add turmeric powder when using white rice, for color when I ran out of black rice.

Have fun cooking!

Kimchi Rice

Kimchi rice is simple to make, another reason why I like it so much.
5 from 1 vote
Course Main, Main Course, Rice
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 people



  • Heat some olive oil and sesame oil in a pan over medium high heat.
  • Add minced garlic, then the onion, cook for about a minute or until fragrant.
  • Add chopped kimchi, cook until kimchi is heated through.
  • Add cooked rice, add some or all of the liquid from the kimchi.
  • Season with soy sauce and ground black pepper.
  • add in some sesame seeds, if using.
  • I like to add turmeric powder too for color. That's it.
  • Do a taste-test before serving. Enjoy!!
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