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Easy Chinese Egg Fried Rice – quick fix meal for busy days.



4 servings

Prep time

10 minutes

Cooking time

30 minutes


Ingredients- (Easy Chinese EGG FRIED)

  • Basmati Rice- 400 gm

  • Eggs-3

  • Onion- 1 small

  • Green Capsicum- 1 small diced into little pcs

  • Leek- 1 small thinly sliced

  • Spring Onion- 3 stalks cut into 1/2 inch pcs

  • Carrot- 1 pc grated

  • Mushroom-(any)- 50 gm slice or cut into small pcs

  • Groundnut or Veg Oil-3 tbsp-(only use veg oil if allergic to nuts)

  • Sesame Oil- 1/4 tsp-(leave out if allergic to sesame seeds)

  • Ground pepper- 1/2 tsp

  • Salt- 1-1/2 tsp


  • The first stage of of preparation for your Easy Chinese Egg Fried Rice is to gently wash Rice in cold water ensuring it doesn’t break. Set aside for 10-minutes covered in water and then drain ready for cooking. Boil a full kettle of water and transfer to a pot and add 1-tsp of salt and then throw the rice in. Stir once to ensure its not sticking and allow water to boil for 10-minutes and then set heat to medium. Check to see how rice is cooking after 20-minutes and let it continue for a few minutes if not fully done. Once cooked, remove from heat and strain rice using a colander. Allow to cool and keep aside for later.
  • Heat half the Oil-(1.5 tbsp), break and add the eggs stirring throughout for 2-minutes. Remove the egg and heat the remaining Oil and then add the Onion and capsicum first and stir for 1-minute and then add the mushroom and carrot and stir for further 2-minutes. Now add the leek and and stir for 1-minute.
  • Add the Rice to the veg and stir gently for 1-minutes from the sides to prevent rice breaking and then throw the Spring Onion in and stir for another minute.
  • Add 3/4 tbsp of light Soya Sauce, the remaining 1/2 tsp Salt and Pepper set aside and stir all in for 1-minute and then finish off by adding the Sesame Oil, mix in for 30-seconds and then remove from the flame. Your Easy Chinese Egg Fried Rice ready to serve.
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