Fried rice is such a versatile dish. That’s why fried rice recipes are so popular. You can serve it up with chicken, beef or pork recipes easily. It can be a side dish or you can enjoy it as a main dish. Just add some egg rolls and you are good to go! There are even low carb and keto versions of fried rice for those counting carbs and calories. Check out the wonderful selection below. You will have a hard time choosing which one to try first.
These fantastic recipes will take your rice to all kinds of delicious places.
15 Fantastic Fried Rice Recipes You Have to Try
Easy Chicken Fried Rice by Spend with Pennies
This fried recipe is just what it says – super easy! Use leftover chicken and frozen veggies and you have the beginnings of a simple but tasty dish. The secret behind great fired rice? Cold rice!
Homemade Fried Rice by Mom Foodie
One of the best things about making your own fried rice is no MSG. You can also switch things up if you want. Try using brown rice instead of white, bean sprouts instead of peas or even quinoa in place of the rice. This Mom Foodie does with great success.
Pineapple Cashew Shrimp Fried Rice by A Dish of Daily Life
This is fried rice with a twist. Not only does it have pineapple, nuts, and raisins but it is seasoned with curry. This gal serves it in a hollowed-out pineapple which looks wonderful. If you are a pineapple and curry fan you will definitely want to give this recipe a try.
Bang Bang Shrimp Fried Rice by Domestic Superhero
These rice bowls will soon become a staple at your house if you like rice and shrimp. It includes an easy recipe to make your own Bang Bang sauce. Serve with egg drop soup for a filling yet oh so easy lunch or dinner.
Easy Ham Fried Rice by Simplistically Living
Like the other recipes above this one is simple to make as well. It’s a traditional fried rice recipe but with ham and pineapple for a tropical flavor twist. Yum!
Pork Fried Rice by Happy Go Lucky
Pork fried rice is what you will often find in Chinese restaurants but now you can make it at home. It will taste even better and no worries about the extra additives. Use already marinated pork for added flavor.
Watching the Carbs
Cauliflower Fried Rice by Twin Dragonfly Designs
Love fried rice but trying to lose weight the keto way? Cauliflower fried rice is the perfect answer! All the delicious flavor of traditional fried rice without the carbs. What more could you ask for?
Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice by A Cup Full of Sass
This version of cauliflower fried rice starts with a frozen bag of cauliflower medley which makes it so simple to make. Add some chicken and seasonings and you can eat all you what without worrying about those carbs getting in the way.
Keto Beef Fried Rice by Plating Pixels
Cauliflower rice is a snap! Much easier to make than most people imagine. You can try it out for yourself in the delicious beef fried rice that replaces the rice with cauliflower. It’s a keto dieter’s best friend and delicious.
Quinoa Fried Rice by Domestic Superhero
Don’t want rice and don’t like cauliflower? Then this quinoa version is for you. Quinoa has a lot fewer carbs than rice and packs a powerful punch of fiber and protein making it a very healthy food choice. This recipe proves that eating healthy can taste good too.
Fried Rice by Happy Hour Projects
Another easy to make a recipe that allows you to customize your fried rice to your family’s taste. Great for those picky eaters in your family.
Skip the Chicken or Shrimp
Veggie Fried Rice by Swanky Recipes
Lots of veggies in this fried rice recipe. Perfect for vegetarians who want to skip the chicken or shrimp. A dash of chili oil gives it a bit of a kick.
Pineapple Fried Rice by Recipes From a Pantry
This is a traditional Hawaiian fried rice packed with veggies, sweet pineapple chunks and lots of flavors. You can add ham, chicken or pork if you want a version with meat. It’s a tantalizing taste bud pleaser for sure no matter how you serve it.
Spicy Plum Pork Fried Rice by Om Nomally
Another great cauliflower version with a spicy plum sauce kick. It also includes pulled pork, ginger, and veggies. This one makes a great main dish. Add some egg rolls, crab ragoons, and condiments and you are all set for a delicious Chinese meal at home.
Ginger Shrimp Fried Rice by Cuzin Logic
Sesame oil, rice wine, and ginger add a serious spark of flavor to this Ginger Shrimp Fried Rice. You would be wise to make a double batch as the family will be lining up for seconds.