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Leftover Fried Rice

The perfect meal for using up all your odds and ends!

30 mins
8 ingredients
$2.45 / person
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Leftover Fried Rice


Serves = 5

  • 500g stir fry frozen vegetables
  • 2x eggs
  • 4 cups left over brown rice (Cooked) or 2 cups raw brown rice (500g)
  • 500g chicken breast, visible fat and skin removed
  • 1x medium brown onion
  • 1 tablespoon reduced salt soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 3 tsp minced garlic (jar)

It’s this easy

  • Cut up chicken breast into small cubes
  • Add eggs to pan and scramble. Remove and set to side.
  • Cook the rice, unless using left over (preferable for added flavour).
  • In a pan, fry the chicken until cooked and then remove and set to side.
  • Add onion and garlic to pan, and cook until soft. Add veggies and fry for 8-10 minutes.
  • Add rice, chicken and egg to pan, and fry for a further 1-2 minutes. Add fish sauce and soy sauce to taste.


  • We call this one leftover fried rice as you can add whatever left over veggies you have in the fridge to make this recipe!
  • To speed up the process, try using a rice sachet.
  • To make this recipe vegetarian, try replacing the chicken with tofu or tempeh.


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (2513 kJ)
  • Protein (48g)
  • Total Fat (9g)
  • Saturated Fat (2.28g)
  • Carbohydrate (76.7g), (Starch (70.3g), Sugars (6.4g), Added sugars (0.2g), Free Sugars (0.2g))
  • Dietary Fibre (7.4 g)
  • Sodium (588mg)


Contains: Gluten, Seafood, Soy, Eggs, FODMAPs.
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