Quick Fried Rice

Quick Fried Rice


  • 3 cups cooked rice (see notes)
  • 2 tbs sesame oil
  • 1 med white onion, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots, thawed
  • 4 – 5 Tablespoons soy sauce (more or less to taste)
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 green onions, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 2 tbs butter


  • Preheat a large skillet or wok to medium/high heat
  • Add sesame oil
  • Add white onion and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes
  • Add peas and carrots mixture.
  • Slide the onion, peas and carrots mix to the side2, and add egg mixture to the center.
  • Scramble the eggs. Move to the side of wok.
  • Add butter
  • Add cooked rice
  • Add soy sauce
  • Combine rice, veggie and egg mixture
  • Press down in wok and let the mixture cook for 2-3 minutes, then stir. Repeat. (Think house of Japan)
  • Add chopped green onions and serve

I use quick cooking rice and cook it in the microwave by adding equal parts rice and water in a microwave safe bowl and cooking for 5-6 minutes