Kimchi Fried Rice

  • 3 cups sushi rice
  • 3 Tbsp. Bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped Spanish onion
  • 4 cups kimchi
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 Tbsp. Sweetened Gochujang (recipe follows)
  • 2 cups Barbacoa, pulled
  • Salt, to taste
  • Scallions or chives, chopped, for garnish

Sweetened Gochujang

  • 3 Tbsp. gochujang (Korean fermented chili paste)
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. corn syrup


Brands Offered: Curly’s



Meal Course:

Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Dish Type:



  1. Prepare rice according to package; move to bowl and set aside.
  2. To prepare Sweetened Gochujang: Mix all ingredients together.
  3. In medium heated frying pan, sauté bacon until cooked through; add onions; cook until golden brown.
  4. Add kimchi and cook until caramelized.
  5. Add cooked rice to pan; stir-fry together with butter and Sweetened Gochujang.
  6. Combine with Barbacoa; season with salt.
  7. Garnish with chopped scallions or chives.

Suggested serving: Top with sunny-side up egg.