Easy Chinese Egg Fried Rice

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Something quick for breakfast using leftover rice from the night before. My Ayi (Chinese for "aunt," home help in China) taught me this easy recipe. I never realized until now how simple and tasty fried rice could be.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in wok or pan.
  2. Add egg and scramble.
  3. Add rice and sauté until rice clumps are loosened.
  4. Add salt to taste.
  5. Sauté in green onion and sesame oil for fragrance.
  6. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

5 5

I have never thought of making fried rice for breakfast, but this was genius! Super easy, quick & delicious! I added some chopped up leftover ham with the rice and we all really enjoyed this dish. We'll definitely be making it again. Thanks for sharing, ShowShanti! Made & enjoyed for Spring 2010 Pick A Chef. You've been adopted! :) http://www.recipezaar.com/bb/viewtopic.zsp?t=327498&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0

5 5

This was a great light lunch with a side of Stir-Fried Vegetables – Ww 1 Point. it was simple to make and and I liked that it didn't have too much "stuff" in it. Thanks for sharing ShowShanti. Made for PAC Spring 2010.

5 5

This is so tasty! It has become one of my favourite breakfasts now. Sometimes I add leftover spinach or green beans or something of that nature. Thanks for sharing.