5 Minutes EASY egg fried rice is one of my no-brainer dishes to fix in the kitchen! Egg fried rice is fast and affordable dish that I can whip it up on any given day. The best part is it goes well with any other dishes/sauces you decided to pair with!

Making egg fried rice at home is super easy and fast! It takes only 5 minutes or less. The ingredients are simple as this:

  • Cooking oil
  • Egg
  • Cold rice (my favorite rice to make fried rice is Jasmine rice)
  • Salt or/and soy sauce
  • Green onion, optional

If you add any extra veggies or protein, to make it as a perfect main meal. Chicken, shrimp, crab, beef, pork and more, the options are endless! You can also serve this easy egg fried rice as a side, it will be beautifully goes well with teriyaki chickensticky Chinese ribsbeef and broccolicreamy shrimp and more. Check out my entree recipes for more ideas! Drizzle some sriracha if you want a kick or extra soy sauce if you want more savory.

Let’s get started!

Beat eggs well with pinch of salt and slice green onions. Set aside.

Slice green onions slightly diagonal angle.

Heat a wok or a skillet over high heat; add 1 tbsp cooking oil and swirl to coat. Pour beaten eggs into the wok and scramble.

Chinese wok
Chinese wok
Chinese wok

When the eggs are cooked 3/4 way, add remaining 2 tbsp cooking oil and cold jasmine rice.

easy egg fried rice

A day old cold jasmine rice is my absolute favorite to make fried rice. It has beautiful aroma and fluffy texture that can hold the shape well while frying.

Breakdown rice and mix it with the eggs.

easy egg fried rice
A day old cold jasmine rice is my absolute favorite to make fried rice.

Add soy sauce around the edge of the wok, so it will burn slightly for the smoky umami flavor. Add salt to your taste and mix everything well. Reduce heat to low if you need to.

easy egg fried rice

Turn off the heat, stir in green onions.

easy egg fried rice

Garnish with sesame seeds if you’d like to!

Enjoy with any other dishes you decided to serve with!

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