Beef Fried Rice Chinese Recipe

beef fried rice chinese

Beef Fried Rice Chinese Recipe

This Beef Fried Rice is surprisingly easy to prepare. Delicious Wok tossed, marinated beef strips blended in a combination of sauces  and tossed into yummy fried rice. Makes for a nice hot meal! Serve with some pickled green peppers and fried shallots.

beef fried rice chinese recipe

Hot Beef Fried Rice!

Recipe Name: Beef Fried Rice Chinese Recipe
Recipe Type: Rice / Beef
Author:  Recipes ‘R’ Simple
Prep time:
Cook time: 30 min
Total time:
Yield:  (4 servings)
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Beef Fried Rice Chinese Recipe


  • 300 gms thinly sliced – tender beef ( I use  pre packaged Beef Knuckle Slices)
  • 2 cups long grain rice, (jasmine or basmati) cooked ahead of time and cooled ( day old rice is perfect)
  • ½ cup carrot, diced
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • ½ cup cabbage, chopped
  • ½ cup, mustard greens ( sawi / chye sim), chopped
  • 4 spring onion shoots
  • ¾ tsp salt  for rice
  • 1 tsp dark SWEET soy sauce (kicap manis)
  • 5 Tbsp Peanut oil, divided
  • salt and black pepper to taste

To marinate the Beef:

  • 1 Tbsp ginger juice : Crush /smash  ginger without water and squeeze out the juice.
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp light brown sugar
  • ½ tsp soda bi carb (baking soda)
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp meat tenderizer (optional)
  • ½ tsp asian sesame oil
  • ½ tsp sunflower oil

For the sauce:

  • 1½ tsp light soy sauce
  • 1½ tsp dark soy sauce (not sweet)
  • 1 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp green chili sauce
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp light brown sugar
  • 1tsp knorr seasoning powder or Hao Chi Or Your Favorite seasoning powder
  • 3 Tbsp water


  •  Rub the beef slices with the vinegar throughly. Rinse well and keep drained.
  • Marinate with all the ingredients for the marinade and keep for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  • Meanwhile chop up the required vegetables.
  • Fluff up the cold rice with a fork. Set aside.
  • Add all the ingredients listed under Sauce to a bowl. Stir and set aside.
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  • Finely chop the spring onion into rings. Divide into three portions : the white bulb portion , central portion and greenish ends separately.
  • Steam  the diced carrots in the microwave or on stove top for just a minute. Add in the frozen peas and microwave for 30 seconds longer. This will thaw the peas. Drain any water and set aside.
  • ingred for beef fried rice
  • Beat the eggs with salt and  black pepper powder.
  • Heat wok with half the peanut oil till smoking.
  • Add the beaten eggs and wait 10 seconds before you scramble the eggs thoroughly.
  • On continuous high heat, add the cooked rice. Add salt and toss well till coated evenly.
  • Toss in the sliced bulb portion of the spring onions.  Toss till the rice is completely heated through. Add the carrot and peas  as well as cabbage. Toss once more. Remove the rice to a large plate.
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  • Add the mid section of the chopped spring onion to the marinated beef now and toss thoroughly with hands.
  • beef fried rice marinated beef
  • Return the wok to  heat and add remaining oil.
  • When smoking, add the marinated beef.
  • hot wok for beef fried rice
  • Toss well and fry. Juices will be released. Stir fry till these juices are absorbed and the beef is cooked tender.
  • beef fried rice cook
  • At this point, add the mixed sauces and bring to a simmer.
  • add sauce beef fried rice
  • Cook till the sauces are reduced and just coat the beef slices.
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  • Toss in the mustard green and cook till just wilted.
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  • Return the fried rice and toss well to evenly coat and color the rice with the beef and sauces.
  • Add the sweet soy sauce now and season to taste with pepper and salt if needed. Garnish with the Green Leaf tip portion of the sliced spring onion.
  • beef fried rice how to make
  • Must serve hot! Serve with sweet pickled green chili.

Beef Fried Rice Chinese Recipe

  • I recommend serving the rice immediately off the stove for best, tastiest results.
  • Remember to add pepper at the end.


Key Ingredients: Beef, Rice, Soy sauce ( dark, sweet and light), carrot, peas, cabbage, greens, spring onion, salt and pepper

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