Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

FRIED RICE (NOT!) Thats what my kids call this!! I got this recipe from my friend Bev, and it is a quick and easy side dish, that can be padded out with a few more veggies. I would suggest that you dont "muck around" with this too much the first time you make it, as I have tried to be too clever and it hasnt worked out as well!!! having said that, I have to say I usually add garlic and ginger, and I am sure you have a favorite ingredient you would like to add :)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup rice (I use long grain, Jasmine or Basmati)
  • 1 12 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped vegetables (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 2 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce (ketchup)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  1. put all ingredients into a microwave safe container. Stir and Cover.
  2. Microwave on high for twenty minutes.
  3. Leave for about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir, and serve.
Most Helpful

A - Okay, I even did exactly the same in my rice cooker and it turned out great. Thanks

Donna mum October 15, 2009

Really very easy, great for fast meals that can be prepared in advance. Very flexible recipe.
1 cup of rice and vegetables serves 4 peoples.
I used a wild rice mix, fresh vegetables (zucchini, carrots and green onions), 1 tablespoon roasted onions and 1 tablespoon vegetable with sesam oil.
I added 1more tablespoon soya sauce.
Great thaks for sharing this recipe.

awalde February 09, 2011

What a great recipe mummamills. So quick and easy to make and it tasted wonderful. I was unsure about the ketchup but it worked great, the flavor was excellent. We loved this dish. I used long grain rice and for vegetables I added sweet and hot red chilies, sweet onion, frozen peas and garnished with green onions. Into my keeper box this goes, thanks so much for sharing.

Baby Kato January 16, 2011