Fried Rice

This is the BEST easy Fried Rice! It is so simple to make and delicious to eat!  

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword fried rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 546kcal
Author April Woods


  • 2 - 3 tablespoons butter or other oil, but butter works best
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon minced ginger
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 4 cups cooked/cold white rice instant rice works fine, just make sure to fully chill it after it is cooked.
  • 1 cup peas I like to use one 15 ounce can of peas and carrots, drained
  • 1 cup diced carrot I like to use one 15 ounce can of peas and carrots, drained
  • 3 eggs
  • green onion/scallion
  • optional: sesame oil


  • In a large skillet or wok, bring butter to medium/high heat.
  • Add garlic and ginger, stir for 1 - 2 minutes until fragrant. Add rice and cook until heated through. Stir in soy sauce, and add peas and carrots. (If using raw carrots, cook until tender).
  • Push rice to one side of pan, and crack eggs in other side. scramble eggs and cook through. when they’re done cooking, stir into rice.
  • Finish with green onion and a light drizzle of sesame oil.



Calories: 546kcal