Bulgogi Kimchi Fried Rice

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Bulgogi Kimchi Fried Rice

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


**Fried Rice:**

  • 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon of minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of gochujang
  • 4 cups of cooked jasmine rice
  • 2 tablespoons of kimchi juice
  • 1 cup of chopped kimchi
  • 1 cup of carrot and pea mix
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes adjust to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons of low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of sesame oil

**Bulgogi Beef:**

  • 1 pound of flank steak thinly sliced against the grain
  • 4 tablespoons of low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of pear puree
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon of minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of rice vinegar

**For Assembly:**

  • Sliced green onions
  • Fried egg
  • Chopped nori/seaweed sheets


**Making the Bulgogi Beef:**

  • In a bowl, combine steak, soy sauce, brown sugar, pear puree, sesame oil, minced garlic, minced ginger, chili powder, red pepper flakes, black pepper, olive oil, and rice vinegar.
  • Heat a pan over high heat. Once hot, add the meat, ensuring it’s not crowded. As it cooks, the sauce will thicken and darken.
  • When the meat is cooked through and the sauce coats it, remove from the pan and set aside.

**Making the Fried Rice:**

  • Heat a pan over medium heat. Add butter, garlic, and gochujang. Saute for 1 minute.
  • Add rice and saute for another 2 minutes to crisp it up.
  • Stir in kimchi juice, kimchi, carrots and peas, red pepper flakes, chili powder, soy sauce, black pepper, salt, and sesame oil. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the beef bulgogi and stir. Remove from heat.


  • Serve with a fried egg on top, along with green onions, sesame seeds, and chopped nori. Enjoy your flavorful feast!

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