Quick and Easy Fried Rice Recipe

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Bernice Published: December 23, 2020 Modified: August 20, 2021
Quick and Easy Fried Rice Recipe

How To Make Quick and Easy Fried Rice

When having a barbecue, a plate of savory fried rice can heighten the appetite. Learn how to make this quick and easy dish and prepare it for the outing!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes



  • 1tbspcanola oil
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 2tspginger,minced
  • 2green onions,sliced and separated
  • ¾cupfrozen carrots,or diced fresh
  • ¾cupfrozen peas
  • 2eggs,cooked and chopped
  • 1cupchopped cooked chicken,optional
  • 3tbspsoy sauce
  • ½tspsesame oil
  • cupscold cooked white rice


  1. Heat oil in a wok or nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add in garlic, ginger and the white portion of the green onions. Cook until fragrant.

  2. Add carrots and peas, cook until heated and softened.

  3. Add rice continue to cook until rice slightly crisped and brown. Don’t stir too much, to get a little bit of caramelization.

  4. Add in cooked egg, soy sauce, and sesame oil.

  5. Garnish with remaining green onion and sesame seeds if desired.


  • Calories: 250.98kcal
  • Fat: 6.05g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.19g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.82g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.60g
  • Carbohydrates: 35.88g
  • Fiber: 1.84g
  • Sugar: 1.82g
  • Protein: 12.04g
  • Cholesterol: 70.82mg
  • Sodium: 507.32mg
  • Calcium: 31.68mg
  • Potassium: 223.28mg
  • Iron: 2.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 159.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.70mg
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