How to Make Japanese Fried Rice

Fried rice is cooked rice stir-fried with eggs, vegetables, maybe some meat, and sauce. Because you can toss in a variety of vegetables or proteins, it can be a practical dish to make with leftovers. Japanese fried rice is traditionally cooked on a teppan, a flat open-top grilling surface, but you can make it just as readily in a wok or a large pan. Follow these steps to learn how to make Japanese fried rice.

  • Prep time (with pre-prepared rice): 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes