Kimchi Fried Rice Burritos Recipe

Kimchi Fried Rice Burritos


For Kimchi Fried Rice:

  • 2 cups cooked jasmine rice (preferably chilled)
  • 1 cup kimchi, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked protein (tofu, chicken, pork, or beef), diced
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, corn), thawed if frozen
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil for cooking

For Burrito Assembly:

  • Large flour tortillas
  • Avocado slices
  • Sour cream or Greek yoghurt
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Sriracha or hot sauce (optional)

Instructions to make Kimchi Fried Rice Burritos:

  1. Prepare Kimchi Fried Rice:
  • In a large skillet or wok, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add minced garlic and sauté for 1 minute until fragrant.
  • Add the cooked protein and cook until browned.
  • Add chopped kimchi and mixed vegetables, stir-frying for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Push the ingredients to one side of the skillet and add chilled cooked rice. Pour soy sauce, sesame oil, and sugar over the rice. Mix everything and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes until the rice is heated through and has a slightly crispy texture.
  • Stir in chopped green onions, and adjust seasoning if needed.
  1. Assemble Kimchi Fried Rice Burritos:
  • Lay out a large flour tortilla on a flat surface.
  • Spoon a generous portion of kimchi fried rice onto the centre of the tortilla.
  • Add slices of avocado, a dollop of sour cream or Greek yoghurt, and sprinkle with fresh cilantro.
  • Drizzle with Sriracha or hot sauce if you like some heat.
  1. Fold and Roll:
  • Fold the sides of the tortilla inwards, then fold the bottom up and roll tightly to create a burrito.
  1. Serve:
  • Place the burrito seam-side down on a serving plate.
  • Optionally, cut the burrito in half diagonally for easier handling.
  1. Enjoy:
  • Serve the Kimchi Fried Rice Burritos immediately, and enjoy the fusion of Korean and Mexican flavours!

These burritos are a creative and delicious way to enjoy the bold and spicy flavours of kimchi fried rice in a convenient handheld form. Feel free to customize the fillings to suit your taste preferences.

Jayanth Dev

Jayanth Dev

Jayanth Dev was born on 1st April 1989 in Bangalore, India. He developed an early interest in writing as a result of his fascination as a child with the stories that appeared to him in his dreams. As most of his writings are typically reflections of his dreams, many people refer to him as a dream writer. His passion for the Old Scriptures sparked creative insights that helped him craft lovely tales that are present in all of his novels.