Easy Fried Rice

Chinese fried rice recipe made with fragrant jasmine rice, carrots, peas, and scrambled eggs. Put down the takeout menu and make your own!
Easy Fried Rice


  1. 1 cup uncooked jasmine rice, (180g)
  2. 2 cups water, (480ml)
  3. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, (30ml) divided
  4. 1/4 cup minced white onion, (30g)
  5. 1 tablespoon minced garlic, (10g)
  6. 1/2 cup diced carrots, (70g) 1/4-inch dice
  7. 1 teaspoon sesame oil , (15ml)
  8. 2 large eggs, whisked
  9. 1/2 cup peas, (65g) frozen, defrosted
  10. 1 tablespoon soy sauce , (15ml)
  11. kosher salt, as needed for seasoning
  12. white pepper, as needed for seasoning
  13. 2 tablespoon thinly sliced green onions, (6g)


  • In a 3-quart sized saucepan, rinse uncooked rice with cool water until it runs clear, then drain off excess water.
  • Add 2 cups of water to the washed rice.
  • Bring water to a boil and then turn down heat to a simmer and cover with a lid.