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Fry's Korean BBQ Burger with Kimchi
The Big Fry Burger brushed with homemade BBQ sauce. | Fry Family Food Co.

Korean BBQ Burger with Kimchi

A vegan burger glazed with gochujang BBQ sauce and topped with a colorful cabbage slaw and kimchi.

Fry’s Big Fry Burger with a gochujang BBQ sauce, rainbow slaw, mayo, and kimchi.

Korean BBQ Burger with Kimchi

By Fry Family Food Co.

20 mins to prep
15 mins to cook
Yields 4


BBQ sauce

  • 1/4 cup 60 milliliters gochujang paste
  • 2 tablespoons 30 grams brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon 15 milliliters soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon 15 milliliters rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon 15 milliliters sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon 15 grams chopped ginger
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon 5 grams finely chopped garlic

Rainbow slaw

  • 1/2 cup 125 grams green cabbage, chopped
  • 1/2 cup 125 grams purple cabbage, chopped
  • 1/2 cup 125 grams carrot, grated
  • 2 tablespoons 30 milliliters vegan mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons 30 grams cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon 15 grams pickled ginger, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon 15 grams toasted sesame seeds
  • Salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

To assemble

  • Vegan mayonnaise
  • 4 hamburger buns, toasted
  • A handful of mixed lettuce, to serve
  • Kimchi, to serve



    • 1
      In a small pot over medium heat, add gochujang, brown sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, lime zest and juice, and garlic. Whisk to combine and cook until heated through.


    • 1
      In a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat, add oil. Fry the Big Fry Burgers, 3 minutes per side.
    • 2
      Lower heat to medium and brush each side with the BBQ sauce. Cook for 1 minute.


    • 1
      In a large bowl, toss together cabbages, carrot, mayonnaise, cilantro, pickled ginger, and sesame seeds.
    • 2
      Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Cover and keep in the refrigerator until needed.


    • 1
      Smear mayonnaise on both sides of the buns. Top with lettuce leaves, rainbow slaw, The Big Fry Burgers, and kimchi. Drizzle with extra BBQ sauce.


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