Delicious Fried Rice

Fried rice
Photo by Christopher Alvarenga on Unsplash

This recipe is perfect for when you’ve cooked too much rice and need a way to use it up. This effortless meal is super tasty and packed full of veg. 

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • Cooked and cooled rice (2 portions)
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 carrots
  • 8-10 button mushrooms
  • 1 cup frozen peas 
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce


  1. Chop up the onion, garlic, carrots and mushrooms
  2. In a large pot, heat the oil and then add the onion and carrot 
  3. Meanwhile, cook the peas according to the package instructions 
  4. Once the onion and carrot has softened, add the mushrooms and garlic
  5. Continue to fry until the carrots and onions are browned, and the mushrooms are nearly cooked
  6. Add the rice and peas and continue to fry for about 5 minutes
  7. Crack the eggs into a jug and whisk until the whites and yolks have blended
  8. Add the eggs to the pan and stir them well throughout the mixture 
  9. Continue to stir and fry for about 5 minutes, until you can see the egg has cooked
  10. Add the soy sauce, and fry for another 2-3 minutes, until the soy sauce has dissolved
  11. Serve with sprinkled cilantro