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Egg fried rice with spring onions, peppers, onions and chilli

Egg Fried Rice Recipe

Dinner in 15 minutes? Don't mind if I do! This Easy Egg Fried Rice recipe is healthy, packed with vegetables, vegetarian and ready in a flash.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Family Food
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 327 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic Crushed
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 Onion Finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Chinese Five Spice
  • 1 Red pepper Sliced
  • 1 Orange pepper Sliced
  • 2 Carrots Chopped
  • 150 g Peas Frozen
  • 2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 500 g Microwave rice (2 x 250g Packs)
  • 4 Eggs

To serve (Optional):

  • Spring Onions (Scallion) Sliced.
  • Red chilli Finely chopped.

Optional additional ingredients:

  • Cooked Chicken
  • Ham
  • Prawns

Instructions

  1. Heat your oil in a heavy bottomed frying pan. 

  2. Add onions, garlic, ginger, five spice, the vegetables and fry over a high heat for 4 minutes.  

  3. Pour in your rice, oyster sauce and soy sauce and fry for a further three minutes. 

  4. Whisk your eggs, make a couple of wells in the mixture and add the eggs, leave them to cook in the wells for one minute, and then keep stirring until cooked, approx 4 minutes. 

  5. Sprinkle with chopped spring onions and chillies. 

  6. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • For a more authentic taste, substitute olive oil for sesame oil, however, don't go out and buy it, olive oil is just fine!
  • I usually use a ginger paste, but fresh or frozen would also be fine, the same applies for garlic. 
  • I have used wholemeal basmati rice, this gives extra bite and provides a heathy dose of fibre, however you can use which ever type of rice you prefer.
  • I have used four eggs, one per person, but we have a glut of eggs, so two would be fine. 
  • If you like your pieces of egg to be chunky leave them in the wells until they are almost cooked and stir to break up, if you prefer smaller sticky pieces stir them after about two minutes. 
Nutrition Facts
Egg Fried Rice Recipe
Amount per Serving
Calories
327
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Cholesterol
 
163
mg
54
%
Sodium
 
839
mg
36
%
Potassium
 
503
mg
14
%
Carbohydrates
 
53
g
18
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
13
g
26
%
Vitamin A
 
7485
IU
150
%
Vitamin C
 
95.6
mg
116
%
Calcium
 
80
mg
8
%
Iron
 
2.8
mg
16
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.