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Fried Rice

Making fried rice at home is easier than you think! Find out the secret for how to make fried rice perfect every time.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fried rice, rice, vegetables
Servings: 4
Calories: 292kcal


  • 3 cups cooked white rice day old or leftover rice works best!
  • 1.5 tbs sesame oil
  • 1.5 tbs olive oil
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots thawed
  • 1 small onions chopped
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 eggs slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce


  • On medium high heat, heat the oil in a large skillet or wok.
  • Add the peas/carrots mix, onion and garlic. Stir fry until tender.
  • Lower the heat to medium low and push the mixture off to one side, then pour your eggs on the other side of skillet and stir fry until scrambled.
  • Now add the rice and soy sauce and blend all together well. Stir fry until thoroughly heated.
  • You can also divide and place into freezer bag. Press out air, seal, lay flat and freeze.


Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 843mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg