This vibrant spicy Kimchi Pasta is made with just a handful of ingredients and comes together in the time it takes to boil pasta.

Kimchi Pasta Recipe

Kimchi pasta is a quick flavorful pasta that brings together just a few ingredients in a dish that blurs the line between Korean and Italian food.
Course Entree
Cuisine Best, Italian, Korean
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Pasta, Pork
Diet Dairy-Free, Low Sugar
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 small servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 60 grams pork belly (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 cup kimchi (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang
  • 120 grams spaghetti
  • 1 scallion sliced thinly


  1. Boil the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. If you are making this with pork belly, you can skip the olive oil and just cook the pork belly in a pan over medium high heat until some fat renders out. If you're going meatless add the olive oil to a pan over medium high heat. Add the garlic and kimchi and sauté until fragent.
  3. Add the gochujang and stir until combined. Add the cooked pasta and stir to coat with the oil and spicy sauce. Add the scallions and serve immediately.