Pork Fried Rice Recipe
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Pork Fried Rice Recipe

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"My husband anxiously awaits the nights we have pork because he knows I'll use the leftovers in this recipe," explains Norma Reynolds of Overland Park, Kansas. "Add a few fortune cookies to make the meal special."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups cubed cooked pork (about 1 pound)
  • 2 cups cold cooked rice
  • 4 to 5 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 306 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 178mg cholesterol, 335mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute the vegetables in 1 tablespoon of oil until crisp-tender; remove and keep warm. Heat remaining oil over medium heat. Add eggs; cook and stir until completely set. Add the pork, rice, soy sauce, salt, pepper and vegetables; cook and stir until heated through. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Pork Fried Rice in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p62

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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kredhead User ID: 710648 222530
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2015

"I amped it up by adding extra veggies and an extra egg. I had one lonely pork chop, so I diced it up fairly small. Used leftover rice from chinese take out. Definately needed extra soy sauce, I just kept adding it a little at a time until it tasted right. Fast & easy as can be, fresh tasting and uses up leftovers. The small amount I had leftover i nuked the next day, yummo. This is a keeper in my book, everyone liked it."

Helem User ID: 3356086 64768
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2014

"This is our new favorite recipe!"

PoeSP User ID: 7404223 205097
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2014

"simple and easy, the way most great meals are... great for using up leftover veggies too. i didn't use any red pepper but i threw in some frozen peas instead and it turned out great!"

PilatesGirl User ID: 7511149 64767
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2013

"This is amazing! My picky 6 and 8 yr old love it! A quick and healthy meal in and of itself! My husband has indicated this needs to be a reguLar staple meal when we are short on time. Delicious and easy to do with ingredients we always have in stock."

tstreich User ID: 1042559 43560
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

"Loved this - perfect way to use up leftover porkchops that I always seem to have. And whenever we have leftover rice, I toss it in the freezer in 1 cup portions, so there's always cooked rice on hand to quickly thaw. The only thing I changed was to use only 2 eggs and only 1 Tbsp of the oil. My husband said it could have used more oil, so I might increase next time, but I thought it was fine without both tablespoons. Definitely will be a keeper and in my meal planning when I have leftover pork or chicken."

momax2 User ID: 1024666 53686
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2013

"This is the only fried rice recipe I use. Tastes great with whatever leftover meat I have on hand. Highly recommend!"

jltugie User ID: 2555957 87604
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2012

"Easy to make and big on flavor! I will definitely be making this again."

farmersdaughter68 User ID: 2571480 205096
Reviewed May. 27, 2012

"Very good!! Was very handy to use up leftovers. Added some wonton strips on top for some yummy crunch. Will definitely make again!"

shayli User ID: 6625845 87580
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2012

"Grilled a pork roast yesterday and when I was looking for a recipe tonight, this was the first to pop up. Easy, quick and my husband loved it. May mix up a few ingredients but very tasty just as is. Great!"

mamerch User ID: 2680022 35906
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2010

"Delicious and very easy. If you don't like peppers/celery, you can substitute with 1 c chopped broccoli."

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