Imagine a plate of fried rice that's not just delicious, but infused with the vibrant essence of Korean cuisine. Enter Kimchi Fried Rice – a simple yet sensational dish that captures the heart of Korean flavors and introduces your taste buds to a new world of indulgence.
At the heart of this dish lies the star ingredient: kimchi. That's right, the all-stinky, fermented kimchi takes center stage, infusing the rice with its unique tanginess and a touch of umami that's unmistakably Korean. But that's not all – this dish is also kissed with a hint of sweetness from gochujang, a Korean red chili paste that adds a touch of warmth to every bite.
In just a few steps, you can experience the magic of a dish that encapsulates the essence of Korean comfort food. With its quick and simple preparation, it's the perfect answer for anyone craving a taste of Korea in their own kitchen. And the garnishes? Oh, they take this dish to a whole new level. Imagine a sunny fried egg gracing the top, its golden yolk ready to burst with flavor. Sprinkle some sesame seeds for a delightful crunch, and a touch of fresh seaweed to add that quintessential oceanic essence.
Yes, this dish might scream "HOT" with its fiery red hue, but don't be fooled – it's a journey of flavors that extends far beyond its appearance. Each spoonful is a symphony of taste, a blend of layers that form a complex yet harmonious composition.
So, whether you're a seasoned fan of Korean cuisine or a newcomer eager to explore new flavors, Kimchi Fried Rice is here to tantalize your taste buds. It's a culinary adventure that celebrates the essence of Korea, served right at your table. Prepare to be captivated by the bold, flavorful experience that awaits – a true Korean food fix you won't be able to resist.
1 Cup of Kimchi
1tb of Gochujang
2te of Sesame Seed Oil
250g of Minced Pork
4 Cups of Overnight Rice
1 Onion Minced
1 Carrot Minced
Begin mincing up 1 whole onion into tiny bits.
Peal and mince up 1 whole carrot.
If your kimchi is in huge chunks give them a rough chop.
Add the chopped kimchi into a pan on medium heat and give it a good fry. This helps elevate the flavours and introduce a little smokiness.
In your favourite wok add in some oil on high heat and start to fry up your onions till fragrant and translucent.
Add in your minced pork and break it a part. Once the minced pork is cooked add in your carrots and fry it for another minute.
Add in 1 tb of gochujang and stir well. Add in your fried kimchi and some kimchi juice. This helps fortify the kimchi flavour.
Add in 4 cups of dry over night rice and stir well. Season with salt and 2 tea spoons of sesame seed oil and you are done.
Finely chop up some spring onions to give the dish some freshness.
Extra: Fry up a sunny side egg, and top with sesame seeds and seaweed. Happy Cooking