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Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice

Learn how to make a mean EGG FRIED RICE at home that is on par with your favorite Chinese restaurants. Made with just a few simple ingredients, this quick and easy rice dish is also packed with tons of flavors. This will be your new favorite 10-minute dinner!
Course Main, Side
Cuisine Asian
Keyword egg fried rice, Fried Rice
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 72kcal
Author Imma


  • Wok or skillet


  • 3-4  tablespoons (42ml-56ml) cooking oil  
  • 4 cups  (1000g) cooked rice  
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) soy sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon  (15ml) oyster sauce  
  • 4 large eggs , lightly beaten
  • ½ medium onion , sliced  
  • 2 teaspoons (10g) minced garlic  
  •  1 ⅓ cups (200g) frozen mixed vegetables , thawed 
  •  1 green onion , sliced 
  • 1 teaspoon (2g) pepper flakes (optional) 
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • If rice is clumpy, break it up before proceeding.  
  • Heat a large wok or skillet on medium-high heat with about 1-2 tablespoons of canola or vegetable oil. Then add rice and soy sauce, quickly stir for about a minute.
  • Add oyster sauce and continue stirring, until fully incorporated. Move the rice to one side of the pan. 
  • Then add the eggs and quickly stir to break the eggs apart. Quickly stir the rice and eggs together, for about a minute.  
  • Remove eggs and rice mixture and set aside. 
  • Add about a tablespoon of oil or more to the wok or pan. Once hot, add onions, and garlic, stir. Followed with peas and carrots.  
  • Finally return the rice. Stir until everything has been fully combined. Add pepper flakes or hot sauce - optional. 
  • Adjust seasoning with salt, pepper and soy sauce, if necessary. 
  • Garnish with chopped scallion and serve. 


Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 268IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg