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How to Make Fried Rice

How to Make Fried Rice That Tastes So Damn Deliciously Good

Are you a fan of Chinese food? Then you should know how to cook one of the most popular Chinese dishes ever - fried rice. Continue reading and learn how to make fried rice, the authentic way!
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2017
Rice lovers like me are always in the quest of mouth-watering rice dishes. Boundaries and borders don't stop us; any kind of rice prepared in any tiny part of the world is welcomed by us! Fried rice is one such dish. It tastes simply delicious but its overall appearance gives it a hard-to-make kind of look. Try your hand at the recipes mentioned below, and trust me, you will be surprised at the ease with which this dish can be made!

Recipe #1
Ingredients
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • ½ large red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp chilly-garlic sauce
  • ½ cup frozen sweet green peas, thawed
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 cup diced cooked ham
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ large sweet onion, diced
Process

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a skillet. Add eggs and cook for 1 minute on both sides and after it is well cooked, remove from the skillet and chop. Now heat the remaining oil in skillet and add in ham. Fry the ham until golden, for about 1 to 2 minutes. Add onion and bell pepper and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring it in between. Next, add cooked rice, chilly-garlic sauce, a portion of the cooked eggs, and peas, and fry for about 4 minutes. While serving, sprinkle green onions and the remainder of the egg. If you are fond of spicy food, you can try fresh ginger instead of the sauce

Recipe #2
Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms (optional)
  • ½ cup celery, finely diced
  • Soy sauce
  • 1 cup chicken, finely diced
  • ½ cup frozen peas (optional)
  • Pepper
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • ½ cup bamboo shoots, finely diced
  • Salt
  • 1 cup fresh bean sprouts
  • 1 medium-sized onion, finely diced
  • 4 cups cooked rice
Process

Slice up all the ingredients and keep aside. Heat up1 tbsp oil in a wok and fry egg until golden. Remove the egg and put 2 tbsp of oil. Heat up the wok again and fry chicken and onion. After the chicken and onions are slightly cooked, add in peas, bean sprouts, and celery. Cover it and cook for about 2 minutes. Uncover and add the vegetables and stir-fry for 2 minutes again. Now add in rice, and salt and pepper to taste, along with soy sauce. On medium heat, break up the clumps of rice with the help of a turner. Mix well, until soy sauce and rice become one. When the rice is completely broken, stop cooking. Add the cooked eggs to the rice. You can also chop the eggs before adding.

Recipe #3
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp thick sweet soy sauce
  • ½ cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 green chili pepper, chopped
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 small carrot, sliced
  • ¼ cucumber, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
Process

Bring the water to a boil. Add rice and when it comes to a boil, cover it. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 20 minutes. Now heat oil in a wok and add onion, green chili, and garlic, and cook until soft. Put in celery and carrot. Stir the rice and add in thick sweet soy sauce along with tomato sauce and regular soy sauce. Cook for about 1 minute. After it is cooked, garnish the rice with slices of cucumber. Cooks the eggs in the wok until they are set. Add the cooked eggs over the rice and vegetables.

With these recipes at hand, you will become an expert at making fried rice. You can relish these simple recipes, whenever you are running short on time and want to prepare something quickly.