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Ginger Fried Rice

For variety and color, I like to combine at least two types of vegetables in this fried rice recipe. It's a flexible dish, limited only by what's in the fridge and your imagination. —Becky Matheny, Strasburg, Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup cold cooked instant rice
  • 1/4 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon shredded carrot


  • In a large skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat. Pour egg into skillet. As egg sets, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When egg is completely cooked, remove to plate. Set aside.
  • In the same skillet, saute pepper and onion in remaining oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the rice, chicken, soy sauce and ginger. Chop egg into small pieces; stir into skillet and heat through. Garnish with carrot.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 223 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 517mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.

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