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Easy 5-Ingredient Fried Rice with Egg Recipe

Easy 5-Ingredient Fried Rice with Egg Recipe

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  • Yield: About 4 cups 1x


This 5-Ingredient Fried Rice with Egg recipe is an easy lunch or dinner idea that is delicious as a main dish or a side dish. You will only need a few ingredients: cooked rice, frozen peas and carrots, egg, oil, and soy sauce.



3 cups leftover rice (cooked and cold)

1 cup frozen peas & carrots

2 tablespoons oil

2 eggs

Soy sauce to taste


  1. Scramble the 2 eggs in a small frying pan and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large pan, add in the frozen veggies and cook for a few minutes. Add the rice and eggs, stirring to combine.
  3. Add in soy sauce to taste and cook until heated through.


Don’t have leftover rice? Make rice in advance of making this recipe, allowing enough time for it to cool. Bring the 2 cups of water to a boil. Add in the 1 cup of uncooked rice. Reduce heat to low/medium, cover with a lid and let simmer for 15-20 minutes or until cooked through and water is absorbed. Allow to cool completely before using in the recipe.

–TIP: Make extra rice with other meals, so you can make this recipe later.

–Serves 4 with about 1 cup per person. If using as a side dish, this recipe can serve up to 8 with 1/2 cup serving per person.

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Saute
  • Cuisine: Chinese American


  • Serving Size: 4
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