Delicious Fried Rice Recipe

Fried Rice

Fried Rice is a popular and versatile dish that can be enjoyed as a main course or as a side dish. This flavorful and satisfying dish is made by stir-frying cooked rice with a variety of ingredients and seasonings. In this recipe, we will guide you through the steps to create a mouthwatering fried rice that is sure to impress your family and friends.


  • 3 cups cooked rice (preferably cold, leftover rice works best)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1/2 cup peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Green onions, chopped (for garnish)

Optional Additions:

  • Cooked shrimp, chicken, beef, or tofu
  • Diced bell peppers
  • Bean sprouts
  • Corn kernels


  1. Heat the Pan:
    • Heat a large pan or wok over medium heat. Add the vegetable oil and let it heat for a minute.
  2. Sauté the Aromatics:
    • Add the minced garlic to the pan and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
    • Add the diced onion and cook for 2-3 minutes until it becomes translucent.
  3. Add the Vegetables:
    • Add the diced carrot and peas to the pan. Stir-fry for about 3-4 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Scramble the Eggs:
    • Push the vegetables to one side of the pan and pour the beaten eggs into the empty space.
    • Scramble the eggs with a spatula until they are fully cooked but still slightly moist.
    • Mix the scrambled eggs with the sautéed vegetables.
  5. Add the Rice:
    • Add the cooked rice to the pan. Break up any clumps of rice with a spatula.
    • Stir-fry the rice with the vegetables and eggs for 4-5 minutes until heated through.
  6. Season the Fried Rice:
    • Drizzle the soy sauce and oyster sauce (if using) over the rice.
    • Add the sesame oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
    • Stir-fry everything together for another 2-3 minutes until the flavors are well combined.
  7. Optional Additions:
    • If desired, add cooked shrimp, chicken, beef, or tofu at this stage and stir-fry for a few minutes until heated through.
    • You can also add diced bell peppers, bean sprouts, corn kernels, or any other vegetables of your choice.
  8. Serve:
    • Transfer the fried rice to a serving dish or individual plates.
    • Garnish with chopped green onions for added freshness and flavor.

Enjoy this delicious homemade Fried Rice as a satisfying meal or a flavorful side dish. Customize it by adding your favorite protein and vegetables to make it your own. It’s a versatile dish that can be enjoyed any time and is sure to be a hit at your dining table.