Recipe: Kimchi Fried Rice


Walter Manzke, currently running the show at Republique in L.A., is one of SoCal's best chefs. Accordingly, many of his dishes are quite complicated ... but then, some are simple. This kimchi fried rice is easily assembled with store-bought ingredients, making it an ideal weeknight dinner.

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Kimchi Fried Rice
Serves 2

2 cups steamed Korean rice

2 oz. cooked beef short rib or steak, roughly chopped (1 inch. pieces)

2 oz. kimchi (store bought is fine), roughly chopped (1 inch. pieces)

1 tablespoon butter

1 green onion, sliced thin

1?4 tsp. toasted sesame seeds

2 poached eggs

Melt butter in a saucepan. Add kimchi and sauté until soft. Add short rib and sauté.

Add rice and fry until golden. Season with salt. Place rice into a bowl. Top with 2 poached eggs. Garnish with green onion and sesame seeds.


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