Cantonese Fried Rice

Take a culinary trip to China to learn the secrets of a great dish, that is very popular in Western countries: the Cantonese fried rice.


Onion 1 Medium , chop
Ham 125 Gram , dice
Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
Peanut oil 6 Tablespoon
Long grain rice 250 Gram
Eggs 3 , beaten
Peas 250 Gram (frozen or fresh)
Salt To Taste



1. Wash the rice under cold running water, then drain and boil in plenty of salted water the rice should cook for about 10 minutes, or until firm to the bite. Once cooked drain and set aside.


2. Next move on to the eggs crack the 3 eggs into a bowl and beat with a fork add half onion, salt and beat well in a pan, heat a couple of tablespoons of peanut oil until hot and add the egg mixture. Now scramble the eggs until cooked through, not runny once cooked, break them in the pan with a spoon or transfer to a bowl and break with a fork.

3. In another pan, sauté the ham in a little peanut oil, now add the peas, that have been previously blanched and cook for at least a couple of minutes.

4. In a wok, sauté the remaining onion in a little oil until soft. Now add the rice stir-fry for a few minutes, separating the grains pour in the soy sauce and mix well now add the peas with the ham and finally the eggs. Stir-fry for another minute and your Cantonese fried rice will be ready.


5. Serve the Cantonese fried rice along with some hot soup.


The wok is a common Chinese pan, with a round bottom, designed for cooking over a high heat with a little fat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 590Calories from Fat 248

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.1%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 384 mg16%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 20 g40%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet