Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

our favourite beef fried rice - i think it originally came from food and wine, but it's been so long i cant remember

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. marinate beef for 20 minutes in 1 tsp soy, 1 tsp sesame oil, and a pinch of red pepper flakes boil rice in salted water for 10 minutes.
  2. drain heat a large nonstick wok or pan on high.
  3. brown beef and remove, pouring any juices over the cubes add 1 tsp soy and watercress to wok, when watercress is wilted, remove reduce heat to medium add a few drops of sesame oil and the egg.
  4. cook egg.
  5. remove and dice large raise heat to med-high add peanut oil, scallions, and pinch red pepper flakes.
  6. cook for 1 minute add rice and garlic, stirring constantly for 3 minutes add 2 tsp soy, the beef, watercress, and egg, stirring for 1-2 minutes drizzle with remaining sesame oil and serve.


Most Helpful

Not bad at all. My first time attempting beef fried rice at home. Although not exactly like the chinese restaurant style,it is still good indeed. Thanks so much for sharing!

Christy M. From Indiana August 25, 2009

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