7 Best Easy Fried Rice Recipes | Fried Rice is Love

I am a lover of fried rice. It’s amazing how you can tweak the ingredients a little and create many different variants. From eggs, meat to even vegetarian fried rice that all still taste so amazing. This is my kind of comfort food.

So here is a list of easy and quick fried rice recipes that you can try yourself too! I have listed out the total time and ingredients needed, so if you think you are up for it, you can click on the link provided to get started! *winks*

1. Egg Fried Rice

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The classic Egg Fried Rice is the simplest type of fried rice you can try if you are just starting off. It’s so easy and quick cause you just need some eggs and condiments for taste.

Total time: 40mins

Hero ingredients: 

  • Eggs
  • Cooked rice

Sidekicks:

  • Onion
  • Spring onion
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • White pepper
  • Light soy sauce

Get the instructions!

Tips: Make sure that you use cooled, cooked rice to prevent the rice from clumping up. What I like to do is use the rice I cooked the previous day that I kept cool in the fridge. This helps to avoid the rice from sticking to the pan and getting charred.

2.Chinese Fried Rice

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I used to always have this as a kid. It’s so delicious! Savoury, salty and satisfying! The Chinese Style Fried Rice usually uses Chinese sausages (Lap Cheong), eggs and steamed rice.

Total time: 20mins

Hero ingredients: 

  • Chinese lap cheong sausage
  • Eggs
  • Cooked rice

Sidekicks:

  • Garlic
  • Frozen mixed vegetables
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt
  • White pepper / black pepper
  • Soy sauce
  • Fish sauce

Get the instructions!

Tips: Chinese Fried Rice emphasises the use of cooking fried rice under intense heat on a steel wok to give the ‘wok hei’ effect. This means that you will be able to feel the aroma and taste from cooking with the wok or breath of the wok. 

3. Kampung Fried Rice

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Now this one packs a punch of flavor! Salty but extremely tasty! It’s very popular among Asians.

Total time: 25mins

Hero ingredients: 

  • Anchovies
  • Eggs
  • Chicken breast meat 
  • Cooked rice

Sidekicks:

  • Garlic
  • Belacan
  • Bird’s eye chili (red and green mix)
  • Shallots
  • Cooking oil
  • Kangkong (water spinach)
  • Long beans
  • Kicap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce)
  • White pepper
  • Sugar
  • Salt

Get the instructions!

Tip: Be sure to break the rice before adding them to the wok. Otherwise, there will eb lumps, and the rice won’t be seasoned well. Some parts may taste more salty and some bland. 

Also, to make the paste, it’s advisable to manually blend the ingredients with a mortar and pestle. This is so that it provides the best kind of texture, rather than using a blender that produces a texture that is too fine. (and not in a good way)

4. Kimchi Fried Rice

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Kimchi is getting very popular and being incorporated into many different dishes including fried rice! Not gonna lie, this combination is simple delicious!

Total time: 15mins

Hero ingredients: 

  • Kimchi 
  • Eggs
  • Bacon 
  • Cooked rice (short grained)

Sidekicks:

  • Enoki mushroom
  • Garlic
  • Kimchi juice
  • Sesame oil
  • Cooking oil
  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • Green onion
  • Roasted seasoned seaweed 

Get the instructions!

Tips: Ensure you do not use fresh steamed rice. This is because the rice will be too moist or wet and will result in a lumpy, ‘sad-looking’ fried rice. For this recipe it’s suggested to use short grained rice for best results.

5.Tuna Fried Rice

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This took me by surprise! But I did try it out with a little tweaks according to my preferences and loved it! I never knew Tuna Fried Rice could taste so good!

Total time: 25mins

Hero ingredients: 

  • Canned tuna
  • Eggs
  • Bacon (I made it without it, and it still tasted awesome, so this is up to your taste)
  • Cooked rice 

Sidekicks:

  • Oil
  • Onions
  • vegetables (chopped carrots, frozen green peas and whites of spring onions or scallions)
  • Soy sauce
  • Sweet soy sauce (optional)
  • Chopped spring onions (or scallions)
  • Chopped green chilies

Get the instructions!

Tips: Once all the ingredients are cooked, it is usually pushed to the side, and eggs are cracked on the empty side. Once the eggs are set, scramble them a little and combine it well with the rice. This makes it easier and faster to ensure the rice is covered with the eggs well.

6. Pineapple Fried Rice

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From pineapple cakes[insert link to Easy Pink Cake-Pineapple Cake article], to pineapple on pizza. Pineapple is great in almost everything! Especially in fried rice! So this recipe features it! It’s actually famous in restaurants too, where they serve the fried rice in an actual PINEAPPLE!

Total time: 20mins

Hero ingredients: 

  • Fresh pineapple
  • Shrimp (you can also use chicken)
  • Eggs
  • Cooked rice 

Sidekicks:

  • Oil
  • Garlic
  • Thai shrimp paste, optional
  • Red or green chili, optional
  • Fish sauce
  • Dark soy sauce
  • Cashew nuts
  • Cilantro or scallions

Get the instructions!

Tip: Long grain rice is ideal for making fried rice. Because all the attention is on the rice. So you want the taste, texture of it to be fully savoured.

Use fresh pineapples to ensure the best tasting pineapple fried rice. 

7. Mushroom Fried Rice

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This option would be great for vegetarians. It tastes still just as good with the mushrooms. Plus you can modify it by adding other or more types of mushrooms.

Total time: 20mins

Hero ingredients: 

  • Mushroom
  • Cooked rice 

Sidekicks:

  • Sesame oil
  • Garlic
  • Celery
  • Onion
  • Capsicum
  • Soy sauce
  • Vinegar
  • Black pepper powder
  • MSG (Optional)
  • Salt 
  • Spring onion greens

Get the instructions!

Tip: For extra flavor, you can add a combination of both soy and oyster sauce. This elevates the taste of the fried rice.

You can also add eggs to give it more texture if you can take ‘em. 

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