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4.45 from 18 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, Fried Rice
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 284kcal


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


  • Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a wok or large skillet set over medium heat. Add the eggs and scramble constantly until cooked through. Transfer eggs to a separate plate.
  • Melt the remaining tablespoon of butter in the skillet. 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.
  • Add the cooked rice, soy sauce, and Sriracha. Stir-fry mixture for 2 minutes, then add the eggs back to the skillet and stir until combined.
  • Sprinkle with green onions and serve.


To make this recipe gluten-free, substitute the soy sauce with tamari.


Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 662mg | Potassium: 289mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5590IU | Vitamin C: 14.2mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.3mg