Easy Fried Rice Recipes For When You Have Leftover Rice

Since we Filipinos are known to eat rice everyday, it’s not unusual to have some leftover rice in your fridge. Instead of reheating the simple plain rice to accompany our next ulam, why not make fried rice?

It’s the perfect meal for when you’re feeling lazy. It’s much easier to to cook since you just have to combine the ingredients in a pan! 

While you can make any type of fried rice by combining all the ingredients that work for you, here are some easy recipes to start with. 

Kimchi Fried Rice

Because of the Korean wave, it’s not unusual to have Korean ingredients in our home these days. And if you watch a lot of K-dramas, then you probably have been tempted to eat kimchi. One way you can use the popular Korean side dish is to cook it with rice. To make it more flavorful, add a dollop of gochujang and a bit of soy sauce. 

READ: 5 Easy Korean food recipes for your next K-Drama session

Egg Fried Rice

After all the viral Uncle Roger videos, you probably know what not to do with fried rice. But if you want to try your hand at a proper egg fried rice that Uncle Roger will be proud of, here’s a quick and easy recipe. 

Chili Oil Fried Rice

For those who like spicy food, chili oil fried rice is a must-try. Each bite is full of flavor, but the best thing is that you don’t need much to make this. Soy sauce, egg, and chili oil will do the trick, but if you want to get the full experience, follow the complete recipe from Bore.d by adding oyster sauce into the fried rice. 

What’s wonderful about fried rice is that you can be flexible with it. While the recipes above have specific ingredients and measurements, you can simply use it as a guide. It’s fine if you’re missing an ingredient or two. The important thing is that you have the bases covered. 

Thumbnail photo from Bore.d


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