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Chinese fried rice

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Total Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Rice
Category Rice & Grains
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer; Main Dish; Side Dish
Cuisine Asian; Chinese
Cook Method Frying; Saut�ing
Diet Low Calorie; Low Cholesterol; Vegetarian


  • 1 1/3 cups water 

  • 3/4 cup rice 

  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil 

  • 4 green onions, chopped

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 

  • 2 carrots, finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup frozen peas 

  • 1 egg 

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil 

  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped



  • Boil the rice in water in a saucepan, stirring frequently. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes until the rice is tender.

  • In a large skillet or wok, heat the peanut oil. Add the cooked rice and saut� until lightly golden. Add the green onions, salt, carrots, peppers, and frozen peas. Stir-fry 5 minutes until vegetables are tender-crisp.

  • Push the vegetables and rice to the sides of the skillet, making a circle in the center. Break the egg and cook, lightly scrambling. Stir the egg into the rice and sprinkle with the soy sauce, sesame oil, and chopped parsley. Serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 305 cal

  • Total fat: 15g

  • Saturated fat: 3g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 7g

  • Cholesterol: 53mg

  • Sodium: 498mg

  • Carbohydrate: 36g

  • Fiber: 3g

  • Protein: 6g