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Kimchi chicken fried rice served in a white bowl being scooped up with a silver spoon.

Kimchi Chicken Fried Rice

This Kimchi Chicken Fried Rice has all the flavors of the traditional dish without all the carbs! So, if love kimchi and kimchi fried rice, I implore you to try this recipe out! It leave you full with your cravings satisfied!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Korean
Keyword kimchi cauliflower rice, kimchi chicken fried rice, kimchi fried rice recipe, simple kimchi fried rice recipe
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 Bowl
Calories 542kcal



  • 3 oz Chicken Thigh about 1 large chicken thigh
  • 1 tbsp Neutral Cooking Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper

Fried Rice

  • 2 Cups Cauliflower Rice or rice of choice
  • 1/4 Cup Kimchi
  • 1/2 tbsp Neutral Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Onion chopped
  • 1/2 Stalk Green Onion


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Finely dice green onions, onions, chicken (about 1/4 x 1/4 inch cubes) and Kimchi then set aside. Note - make sure to keep the Kimchi jucies.
  • In a Teflon frying pan, add neutral cooking oil on high heat.  Once oil is up to temp, add chicken, sprinkle salt and black pepper and cook for 2-4 minutes until you get a nice brown crust on the chicken.  Transfer to holding bowl.
  • In a large Teflon frying pan, add neutral cooking oil high heat.  Once oil starts to lightly smoke, add cauliflower rice or rice of choice and onion. Stir often and cook for 2-3 minutes or until desired texture is reached.
  • After 2-3 minutes, add chicken, salt, black pepper and chopped Kimchi. Mix well and continue to cook for an additional 1 minute.
  • Lastly, add in Toasted Sesame Oil and mix in the green onions, transfer to serving bowl and enjoy hot!



Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 768mg | Potassium: 174mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 126IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Iron: 1mg