Easy Fried rice

4.85 from 71 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 8
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An easy and delicious fried rice that will go perfectly to any chinese dish!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked rice *
  • 2 Tbs sesame oil
  • 1 small white onion chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots thawed
  • 2-3 Tablespoons soy sauce more or less to taste
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp chopped green onions optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat a large skillet or wok to medium heat. Pour sesame oil in the bottom. Add white onion and peas and carrots and fry until tender.

  2. Slide the onion, peas and carrots to the side, and pour the beaten eggs onto the other side. Using a spatula, scramble the eggs. Once cooked, mix the eggs with the vegetable mix.

  3. Add the rice to the veggie and egg mixture. Pour the soy sauce on top. Stir and fry the rice and veggie mixture until heated through and combined. Add chopped green onions if desired.

Recipe Notes

*Day old cold rice works best and prevents the rice from being mushy. 

Post Update 8/19

Nutrition Facts
Easy Fried rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 282mg12%
Potassium 99mg3%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 1736IU35%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.