Best Ever Fried Rice

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by NanuqsMom

This recipe comes from Cooking Light, September 2005 and is without a doubt the best fried rice I have ever tasted. Not only great tasting but very easy to make as well. I have modified the original recipe slightly to reflect our preferences for oil, meat, veggies etc. The original recipe calls for shredded lettuce as an ingredient however I have never tried it this way. I will list it as an optional ingredient. The sesame oil is the secret ingredient as far as I am concerned!! Don't be shy, give it a try!!

Top Review by Chef Smig52

Good stuff! I didn't add any pork, but added a little turkey stock when making the rice. I used ghee instead of olive oil and didn't have more than 1/4 cup of green onion on hand. Came out awesome! Thank you for this keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add eggs; stir-fry for 1 minute or until done. Remove from pan.
  3. Add yellow onion to pan; saute 2 minutes or until translucent.
  4. Stir in Chinese-style Roast Pork, or whatever meat you have chosen; stir-fry 5 minutes over medium-high heat.
  5. Add rice and soy sauce; stir-fry 2 minutes.
  6. Return eggs to pan; cook 1 minute.
  7. Stir in iceberg lettuce (if using), green peas, salt and pepper; stir-fry 1 minute.
  8. Sprinkle with green onions, and drizzle with sesame oil.

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