Poor Man’s Fried Rice Recipe

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Jesus Jacobs Modified: March 24, 2022
Poor Man’s Fried Rice Recipe

How To Make Poor Man’s Fried Rice

Loaded with ginger, green onions, and eggs, this fried rice recipe is a great savory side dish with sesame oil and soy sauce.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • cupsinstant rice,uncooked
  • 1tbspsesame oil
  • soy sauce,to taste
  • 2eggs,beaten
  • 1tspfresh ginger root,finely chopped
  • ¼cupgreen onions,finely chopped


  1. Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in rice and cover. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and drain any excess water.

  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the rice and soy sauce, heat briefly, then transfer rice to a bowl.

  3. Scramble the eggs in the same skillet, then stir in the rice. Stir in the ginger and green onions, then heat through.

  4. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 326.45kcal
  • Fat: 5.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.27g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.95g
  • Carbohydrates: 58.72g
  • Fiber: 0.17g
  • Sugar: 0.23g
  • Protein: 7.66g
  • Cholesterol: 79.98mg
  • Sodium: 32.33mg
  • Calcium: 23.20mg
  • Potassium: 111.88mg
  • Iron: 1.06mg
  • Vitamin A: 37.52µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.20mg
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