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Easy Fried Rice

Vickie Parks


This is a basic recipe for Fried Rice. It's an, easy and fast dish to make, and it's a great way to use up leftover rice. You can make it a main dish by stirring in cooked chicken or shrimp.


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10 Min
10 Min
Pan Fry


  • ·
    cooking spray
  • 2 large
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 c
    uncooked carrots, shredded
  • 1 c
    uncooked scallions (green onions), divided
  • 3 c
    cooked white rice
  • 1/2 c
    frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1/4 c
    low-sodium soy sauce (or to taste)

How to Make Easy Fried Rice


  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; warm pan over medium-high heat. Add eggs; tilt pan so that eggs cover bottom.
  2. When eggs start to set, break them up into pieces with a heat-proof spatula or wooden spoon. Cook until eggs are cooked through, about 1 minute more; remove eggs from skillet and set aside.
  3. Off heat, recoat same skillet with cooking spray; set over medium-high heat. Add carrots and all but 2 tablespoons scallions; sauté until carrots are crisp-tender, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in cooked rice, peas and soy sauce; cook until heated through, stirring once or twice, about 1 minute. Gently stir in cooked egg and remaining scallions; heat through. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.

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About Easy Fried Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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