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Kimchi Fried Rice with Spam (Kimchi Bokkeum Bap)

Jackie
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Asian Inspired, Korean Inspired
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 TBSP coconut oil
  • 6 oz spam, ½ the log
  • ¼ red onion, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped and separate the white from the greens
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 TBSP unsalted butter
  • 8 oz kimchi, chopped
  • 1 cup cabbage
  • 1 carrot, julienne
  • 2 cups cooked rice, overnight rice is best
  • 1 TBSP fish sauce, optional

Sauce

  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 TBSP soy sauce
  • 1 TBSP hot pepper paste (i.e. gochujang)

For Garnishing and Finishing the Rice

  • Fried Egg
  • Cilantro
  • Green Onion Tops

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the ingredients, including mixing the sauce ingredients: sesame oil, soy sauce and gochujang.
  • Begin by frying the spam in coconut oil on medium-high heat. Once it's browned, remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Now add the red onion and green onion bottoms to the remaining coconut oil and saute until fragrant. Once fragrant, add the garlic and saute together with the onions.
  • Add the butter and kimchi and saute together!
  • Add the spam back to the fry pan and combine with the other ingredients.
  • Add the fresh cabbage, carrot, rice and continue to fry together!
  • Add the sauce to the fry pan and toss together the ingredients. Allow a light char to develop on the rice because that's deliciousness!
  • Add the fish sauce in the final few minutes. Serve warm with a fried egg, cilantro and the green onion tops and enjoy, cheers 🥂!
Keyword Kimchi & Spam Fried Rice, Kimchi Bokkeum Bap, Kimchi Fried Rice, Kimchi Fried Rice with Spam