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4.53 from 21 votes

Chinese Fried Rice

This restaurant-style Chinese Fried Rice recipe is the best ever! It tastes even better than takeout and is ready to eat in just 15 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main, Side
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Best Fried Rice, Chinese Fried Rice, Fried Rice
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 284calories

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3 cups cold cooked rice
  • 2 tablespoons organic tamari (gluten-free soy sauce)
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a wok or large skillet set over medium heat. Add the onion, carrots, and peas. Cook for 4 minutes, until the onions and carrots are softened.
  • Add the garlic and ginger. Cook for 1 minute further until fragrant.
  • Push the vegetables to one side of the pan. Melt the remaining tablespoon of butter on the other side, then add the eggs and scramble until cooked through. Stir to combine with the vegetables.
  • Add the cooked rice, tamari, and Sriracha and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Sprinkle with green onions and serve.

Notes

Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to five days or in the freezer for up to three months.

Nutrition

Calories: 284calories | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 662mg | Potassium: 302mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5591IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg