A Quick and Easy Recipe for Fried Rice

A quick and easy recipe for fried rice that takes less time than it would take to get takeout! It’s also the perfect way to use up leftover rice!


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil (or any other light, flavorless oil)
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup peas and carrots, defrosted
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic powder (or more)
  • 2 cups rice, cold, cooked at least one day prior (I used basmati rice)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 scallions, sliced very thinly
  • 1 green thai chili pepper, sliced very thinly (optional) (also known as Birds Eye Pepper)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


  1. Beat the egg in a small bowl with a pinch of salt and set aside for later use.
  2. Heat the canola oil in a large nonstick skillet. Scramble the beaten egg in the skillet for 30 seconds then add the peas and carrots and cook for 1 minute.
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