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Wok Fried Rice

Wok Fried Rice

Simple and quick fried rice recipe using leftover white rice!
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Course: dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: dinner, easy dinner recipe, fried rice, minute rice, one pot meal, quick rice


  • 3 cups cooked and chilled white rice jasmine or short grain rice
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 small diced onion
  • 1/2 cup frozen diced carrots
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2-3 eggs scrambled
  • 4 tbsp butter divided
  • green onions for garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a wok over high heat melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add onions, carrots, peas, salt and pepper. Fry for 3-4 minutes or until onions are translucent. Add remaining butter and continute to stir.
  • Add rice, soy sauce, sesame oil. Toss together until all the rice is combined with the vegetables. Stir in eggs and green onions.
  • Feel free to add some crushed red pepper, and/or sesame seeds!


*Be sure to use chilled rice. If you use freshly made rice, it will not work and result in soggy rice!

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