Kittencal's Ground Beef Fried Rice

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

A long time family favorite! --- you can substitute the broccoli florets for one 6-ounce package frozen pea pods if desired --- make certain the the cooked ground beef is very well browned and well drained, also make certain to use only *cold* cooked rice, cooking time does not include cooking the rice --- you will love this! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a wok or a large skillet brown the ground beef with garlic and ginger over medium heat (about 10 minutes) breaking up into small pieces; drain the fat, then transfer to a bowl.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in the same skillet over medium-high eat until hot.
  3. Add in bell pepper and pea pods; cook for 3 minutes or until bell pepper is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in the cold cooked rice, soy sauce and sesame oil.
  5. Return the cooked ground beef back to the skillet; toss to combine and heat though, then stir in the chopped green onions.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and more soy sauce if desired.


Most Helpful

I read that some others had found this to be bland so I upped the ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and sesame oil, and added an onion and some celery and still found it bland. So I added 1/3 Cup hoisin sauce and it was awesome. I will be making this again and again.

partysweets August 20, 2012

So easy and delicious. I like that it is all in one pot, too.

Bobbin March 11, 2015

Wow! I ate so much of this that I got a stomach ache. My husband also got seconds. It was very quick and easy to make. My deviations: I didn't have ginger, broccoli or green onions, so I used turmeric, frozen peas and white onions. I also had an open jar of expensive, organic tomato sauce in the fridge that I didn't want to have to throw out, so I cooked the ground beef in it. I did not drain the fat off the beef. Next time I will try it with hoisin sauce, if I can find some that is gluten free.

malijo789 May 06, 2014

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