kimchi arancini

Another Kimchi recipes for great party food. It is a perfect starter menu for parties or special occasions.

Kimchi Arancini

A delicious starter where Kimchi fried rice ball and cheese meets.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Appetizer, partyfood, Side Dish, specialoccasion
Servings 4


  • Pot
  • Pan


  • 200 g Fermented Kimchi
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp Sugar (You can use maple syrup or honey – this is to neutralise the acidity of Kimchi)
  • Bowl Steamed sticky rice
  • 150 g Mozzarella cheese cut into small pieces
  • Handful Plain Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • Handful Bread Crumbs
  • 500 ml Vegetable oil for frying
  • Mayo
  • Chopped Chives
  • Skewers


  • Chop Kimchi to pieces
  • Heat the pan with 2 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • Stir-fry the chopped Kimchi
  • Add 1 tsp of sugar to kimchi and mix well
  • Transfer the stir-fried Kimchi to the bowl and add steamed rice then mix thoroughly (this is your Kimchi fried rice)
  • With the Kimchi fried rice, make it into a bitesize ball shape and gently press the middle with your finger
  • Add Mozzarella cheese to the middle of the rice ball and gently wrap around
  • Coat the rice ball with flour, egg and breadcrumbs in order
  • Heat oil in a pot or a deep-fryer to around 190 Celsius and fry the ball for 1 minute (Please stir consistently to avoid being burnt)
  • Once it's fried, add mayo and sprinkle chopped chives on top
  • Skewer the Kimchi Arancini and enjoy!
Keyword cheesy, flavoursome, spicykick, Vegan