How to Cook Egg Fried Rice

Step by Step Guide

Recipe (serves 4):


  • 3 tbsp groundnut oil

  • 500g cooked jasmine rice or long grain rice, at fridge temperature (best cooked the day before)

  • 3 eggs beaten with ½ tsp salt

  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • 1 pinch of ground white pepper

Optional extra’s:

  • 50g cooked shrimps

  • Or 1 cooked chicken breast


  • Heat a wok over a medium heat and add the ground nut oil.

  • Pour in the 2 beaten eggs and leave to settle for 1 -2 minutes, then swirl the egg around the wok using a wooden spoon, stir to scramble. Transfer the egg to a bowl and set aside.

  • Add the rice to the wok and mix well until the rice is broken down.

  • Fry rice for a few minutes. Return the scrambled egg to the wok, season with soy sauce, sesame oil and white pepper to taste. Add any optional extras such as shrimp or chicken. Fry for a further couple of minutes.

  • Add the spring onion and serve immediately. Enjoy!

How to cook Egg Fried Rice