Chinese Fried Rice



Chinese Fried Rice


Chinese Fried Rice

A delicious way to use leftover rice. Great with a variety of meals or can be a meal in itself. This is not a "real Chinese dish" but is Chinese style.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 338 kcal
Author Laurie


  • 2 Tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 eggs stirred lightly
  • 2 cups cold rice leftover rice is good
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 3/4 cup mushrooms chopped
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • 1/2 cup ham chopped- optional
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup peanuts chopped- optional


  1. Heat a skillet or wok with oil and stir-fry the egg. When the egg is cooked, remove from the pan. Add a little oil and stir-fry the rice. Cook until completely hot about 5 minutes. Remove and place in a bowl.
  2. Next, saute onion and any vegetables that you would like to add, cook about 5 minutes.Add soy sauce.  Add cooked rice, the eggs, and soy sauce. Garnish with chopped green onions and peanuts.


  1. Add cooked chicken, shrimp, ham, or pork loin. All of these meats should be thinly sliced for fast and thorough cooking.

Recipe Notes

Equipment Required: Measuring cups and spoons French knife Pan with tight fitting lid or Wok [recipe]

Nutrition Facts
Chinese Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 338 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 771mg 32%
Potassium 333mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 4%
Iron 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.