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Easy Fried Rice Recipe

This recipe really captures the flavor of fried rice served in restaurants. Use leftover chicken and rice for a satisfying meal that's easy to put together.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen stir-fry vegetable blend
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  • 1. Combine eggs and salt. In a large skillet or wok over medium heat, scramble eggs in 1 teaspoon oil, breaking into small pieces. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • 2. Add remaining oil to skillet. Stir-fry rice over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Add vegetables, onions and garlic; stir-fry for 5 minutes. Add chicken; stir-fry for 3-5 minutes or until heated through. Combine soy sauce, broth, pepper and ginger. Add to rice; stir to coat. Add bacon and eggs; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.