Easy Fried Rice

Easy Fried Rice

Healthy fried rice? Yes, it is possible.

Skip the takeout and make your own easy fried rice at home! This recipe includes onion and peas, but you can customize and add in your favorite vegetables.

Note: Any substitutions or additional ingredients may change the nutritional information.

Fried rice in a pan
4.27 from 19 votes

Easy Fried Rice

Skip the takeout and make your own easy fried rice at home!

Course dinner
Cuisine Asian
Keyword fried rice
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Servings 4 servings, approx. ¾ cup each
Calories 252 kcal
Author BODi


  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 large egg whites
  • cups cooked brown rice, cooled
  • 8 oz. cooked chicken breast, boneless, skinless, chopped
  • 4 oz. fresh peas (about ½ cup) (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced (for garnish; optional)


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion begins to soften. Reduce heat to medium.

  3. Add egg whites; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until eggs start to set.

  4. Add rice, chicken, peas, and soy sauce; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through.

  5. Divide evenly into four serving bowls; garnish evenly with green onion.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 338mg15%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 23g46%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
½ Green
½ Red
1 Yellow
1 tsp.

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