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Chinese Fried Rice
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Chinese Beef Fried Rice

Easy Chinese Fried Rice with beef and vegetables. Learn how to make fried rice that's better than your local Chinese Restaurant. Inspired by Gimme Some Oven
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Asian Recipes, Rice Recipes, White Rice
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 1035kcal
Author: Darcey Olson
Cost: $5


  • 4 tbsp Salted Butter Divided into 3 Equal Parts
  • 1/2 lb Beef Any Variety - Diced
  • 3 large Eggs Whisked
  • 1 cup Frozen Carrot and Peas Mixture
  • 1 Small Yellow Onion Diced
  • 4 clove garlic Minced
  • Salt To Taste
  • Black Pepper To Taste
  • 4 cup Short Grain White Rice Cooked and Chilled
  • 4 Green Onions Sliced
  • 4-5 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/2- 1 tsp Toasted Sesame Oil


  • Pre-heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add a tablespoon of butter. Once melted add the diced steak. Cook for 3-4 minutes until slightly pink.
  • Transfer the steak to a small plate and set aside.
  • Add a 1/2 tablespoon of butter to the same skillet and let melt.
  • Pour in the whisked eggs and scramble until cooked to your liking.
  • Transfer the eggs to a small plate and set aside.
  • Add 1 Tablespoon of butter to the same skillet and add the carrots/peas mixture and onion. Saute for 4-5 minutes until firm.
  • Add the minced garlic and a dash of salt and pepper. Cook for 1-2 minutes until the garlic is fragrant.
  • Turn the heat to high and add in the remaining butter and let melt.
  • Add the rice, half the green onions and soy sauce and stir until combined.
  • Fry the rice for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add in the eggs and steak and fry for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  • Once the seasonings are to your liking, stir in the sesame oil (1/2 tsp at a time).
  • Serve immediately!


Calories: 1035kcal | Carbohydrates: 158g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 210mg | Sodium: 1227mg | Potassium: 612mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3997IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 4mg