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Chinese Special Fried Rice Recipe, a Fantastic Filling One Pot Meal

This Chinese special fried rice recipe makes use of that leftover steamed rice you have in the fridge and that wonderful char siu pork you cooked yesterday. Fantastic and filling, it's a go-to recipe when you're looking for an easy one pot dish to make.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Main
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 919kcal
Author: Terence Carter


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions chopped (reserve green parts for garnish)
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 100 g Chinese char siu roast pork finely chopped
  • 100 g raw prawns shelled and deveined
  • 50 g garden peas boiled and drained
  • 50 g carrots finely diced
  • 2 eggs beaten lightly
  • 4 eggs fried
  • 4 cups steamed Jasmine rice
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil


  • Heat a wok until hot and add a little of the vegetable oil.
  • Add the eggs and scramble. Remove from the wok just before fully set.
  • Add a little more oil and then the ginger and the white parts of the spring onions. Stir-fry for 30 seconds and add the shrimp and the garlic.
  • When the shrimps are cooked and start to colour, add in the Chinese roast pork and stir-fry for a minute.
  • Add the peas and carrots and stir-fry for a minute.
  • Add a little more oil and add the rice, mixing well, and stir-fry until all of the rice is coated in oil. Carefully break apart any clumps of rice with a spoon.
  • Turn the heat down to medium and add the soy sauce, oyster sauce, and the scrambled eggs and mix well.
  • Add the sesame oil and half the green parts of the spring onions and mix well.
  • Serve in individual bowls, place the fried egg the rice and sprinkle the rest of the spring onions on top to garnish.
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 919kcal | Carbohydrates: 149.7g | Protein: 31.1g | Fat: 19.4g | Saturated Fat: 4.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 14.7g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 323mg | Sodium: 712mg | Fiber: 8.7g | Sugar: 2.3g