Easy Fried Rice
Easy Fried Rice

Healthy easy fried rice? Yes, it is possible. Here’s how.


Easy Fried Rice
5 from 1 vote

Easy Fried Rice

This healthier take on fried rice is simpler than you think!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword fried rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4 servings, about ¾ cup each
Calories 252 kcal
Author Openfit


  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 large egg whites
  • cups cooked brown rice cooled
  • 8 oz. cooked chicken breast boneless, skinless, chopped
  • 4 oz. fresh green peas about ½ cup; optional
  • 2 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced (for garnish; optional)


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion begins to soften. Reduce heat to medium.

  3. Add egg whites; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until eggs start to set.

  4. Add rice, chicken, peas, and soy sauce; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until heated through.

  5. Divide evenly into four serving bowls; garnish evenly with green onion.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving (0.75 cup)
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 338mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 23g 46%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.