Fried Rice Recipe

National Fried Rice Day is the perfect day to try a homemade fried rice recipe! If you’ve never tried making this staple at home, this is the perfect opportunity.

This recipe was originally posted on Allrecipes and is from the mind of Jostrander. Find the original recipe here:

Recipe for Fried Rice:

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 16 minutes

Total: 20 minutes

Servings: 8


  • ⅔ cup chopped baby carrots
  • ½ cup frozen green peas
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced, or to taste (Optional)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 cups leftover cooked white rice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce, or more to taste 
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil, or to taste


Step one: Place carrots in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a low boil and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in peas, then immediately drain in a colander.

Step two: Heat a wok (regular pan can work too) over high heat. Pour in vegetable oil, then stir in carrots, peas, and garlic; cook for about 30 seconds. Add eggs; stir quickly to scramble eggs with vegetables.

Step three: Stir in cooked rice. Add soy sauce and toss rice to coat. Drizzle with sesame oil and toss again


Recipe originally posted by Jostrander on

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