Easy Fried Rice

Easy Fried Rice


  • 4 cups long-grain white rice cooked and cooled
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil divided
  • 4 large eggs beaten
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 large carrots diced
  • 1 large white onion diced
  • ¼ cup green onions diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • cup frozen peas
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat a large skillet over high heat until very hot, about 2 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon oil, eggs, and salt and cook until large curds set. Transfer the cooked eggs to a plate and tent to keep warm.
  • Reduce heat slightly and add the remaining oil, carrots, onions, and green onions. Cook until heated through (about 5 minutes, or until carrots are softened). Add garlic, and cook 1 more minute.
  • To the skillet, add the cold rice and cooked eggs.
  • Pour in melted butter, lemon juice, soy sauce, and frozen peas and cook, stirring frequently, for 3-5 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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