Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a favourite recipe of mine because I love Chinese food. But fried rice is a lot better when you make it yourself. This recipe only takes about 30 minutes, which is probably equivalent to the amount of time it takes you to wait in line at your local Chinese restaurant.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large frying pan or wok, and pour in the eggs. Cook the eggs as a flat omelette, turn and cook the other side.
  2. Remove the omelette from the pan, cool slightly and chop into small pieces or strips.
  3. Heat the remaining oil in the pan, add the onion and stir-fry until it becomes transparent. Add the ham and stir-fry a minute more.
  4. Add the rice and peas and stir-fry for about 4 minutes, or until heated through and slightly golden.
  5. Stir in the omelette, spring onion, soy sauce and prawns; cook for 1 minute. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Just the way I make my usual fried rice,except that I add sesame oil to mine.Since I don't have any left,this recipe fit the bill perfectly.

littlemafia April 21, 2010

I was a little disappointed with this recipe as it was found in my "Essential Asian Cookbook," which I pretty much rely on for all things Asian. This tasted fine, and was easy enough to put together, but even though I refrigerated the rice overnight, the rice still turned out soggyish and not crispyish like take out would be. I'll keep looking for another recipe.

berry271 March 29, 2011

Made this today with pork. Really good and easy. Will make again.

Grandma Deb January 01, 2011

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