Easy Egg Fried Rice with Green Peas

egg fried rice with green peas

Easy Egg Fried Rice with Green Peas

12 13 14 Years ago, the year I was married I was trying to make fried rice for the first time.

After a few attempts, I found this recipe somewhere and it was so simple  that I fell in love with it. I make quite a few types of fried rice now a days. However the simplicity of this recipe is sure to win you over. Especially if its your first time.

This is how I have written the recipe down all those years ago

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Recipe Name: Easy Egg Fried Rice with Green Peas
Recipe Type: Rice
Author: Shana c/o Recipes ‘R’ Simple
Prep time: 15 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Yield:  4 Servings


  • 2 cups rice – precooked in 3 ¼ cup water- I use Basmati or Thai Fragrant Rice
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 scallions/spring onions (white part + green part for garnish)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 Tbsp oil
  • 2-3 Tbsp Light Soy Sauce
  • ½ cup cooked peas OR use  good quality peas from a can (frozen peas only if they are not too sweet) – Drained
  • pepper to taste


  • Cook the rice and fluff up with fork. Lay on tray and place in freezer to cool quickly (15 minutes).
  • Lightly beat the eggs with a large pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in a wok till smoking.
  • Saute the garlic and onion and scallion tops(whites).
  • Do not allow to brown. Keep tossing till softened.
  • Without reducing the heat : add the fluffed up rice, soy sauce and toss continuously till you seperate all the grains and coat them with the oil. Add salt only if needed.
  • Add the scallion greens and drained peas. Toss again.
  • Move the rice to the sides of the wok.
  • Heat a little amount of oil in the centre. Quickly add the eggs to the centre. Allow to start setting; then scramble away in the centre of the rice till soft set. Mix in the rice from all sides and toss well.  Turn off heat.
  • Sprinkle pepper and cover the wok  till serving.
  • Serve hot/warm.

Easy Egg Fried Rice with Green Peas

  • (Tip: day old cold rice from the fridge is best for fried rice)

Key Ingredients: Rice, Eggs, Greenpeas, Onion, Garlic, Spring Onion, Oil, Soy Sauce, Pepper.

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