Microwave Egg Fried Rice

Made without any oil, this microwave-style fried rice with scrambled eggs is ideal for a quick lunch when you don’t have time to cook.

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Microwave Egg Fried Rice

Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 3 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 6 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 3 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Jasmine Rice
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup pre-shredded coleslaw mix
  • 1/3 cup frozen peas
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce


  • This tasty fried rice is easy to whip up anywhere you have a microwave available. Try it at the office for lunch, at home on a busy night or even in a school dorm room! We promise, it won’t disappoint!

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, place eggs into a small, microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, poking a few holes to vent. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH heat for 60-90 seconds, or until eggs look cooked and puffed. Shred into bite-size pieces using a fork.

    Step 3

  • Toss together coleslaw mix, peas, soy sauce and Sriracha in a medium, microwave-safe bowl; microwave on HIGH for 60-90 seconds, or until heated through and cabbage is tender.

    Step 4

  • Stir in cooked rice and scrambled eggs before serving.

    Recipe Tip

    Substitute a medley of frozen veggies for peas, if desired.

Microwave Fried Rice Recipe

You don’t have to have a fully-equipped kitchen or an elaborate recipe to enjoy the dishes you love! With Minute® Rice, you can enjoy delicious fried rice, anytime, anywhere. All you need is a microwave, our quick-cooking Minute® Ready to Serve Jasmine Rice and a few flavorful mix-ins. Follow our simple recipe to see just how easy it is!

When you need a tasty meal in minutes, your microwave is your best friend! Using just a few pantry ingredients, you can make a whole lot of tasty meals in your microwave. And, with Minute® Ready to Serve Rice, the options are truly endless. You can make this recipe, a quick Microwave Fried Rice and more in the microwave at the office, home or even in your school dorm room!

Chinese Egg Fried Rice

With a bit of inspiration from classic Chinese fried rice, this genius Microwave Egg Fried Rice recipe makes it easy to skip the takeout, saving you both time and money.

Make your own fried rice with what you have on hand, whether that’s the bag of pre-shredded coleslaw in your fridge, a frozen vegetable medley or some fresh vegetables from the salad bar at your local grocery store. Don’t forget the soy sauce, sesame oil, eggs and green onion to help to give your dish flavor in every bite!

Need more inspiration? Take a look at our easy tips to make homemade fried rice in the microwave or on the stove.

Scrambled Eggs and Rice

When all you have on hand are eggs and Minute® Rice, fried rice is just the beginning of all that you can make. With a little inspiration, whip up something delicious for any meal of the day.

Our Breakfast Scramble is made using scrambled eggs, sausage, cheese and Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice. You can also beat some eggs and use your microwave to make them into an Easy Cheesy Rice Omelet. Learn how to fry an egg in the microwave and serve it over Kimchi Fried Rice with Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice.

Vegetable Egg Fried Rice Recipe

When it comes to making egg and vegetable fried rice, there’s no limit to the flavor combinations! Pick your favorite blend of frozen vegetables or stop by your local grocery store salad bar for a fresh mix. If you need a few ideas we suggest you try broccoli, peppers, onion, peas and carrots, coleslaw mix, bean sprouts, green onions, asparagus, snow peas, and more. Alternatively, if you are looking for a vegetarian idea for dinner beyond fried rice, try our Rice-Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan.

Shrimp Fried Rice with Egg

One of the simplest protein additions for fried rice is shrimp as it cooks up nice and plump in minutes. Use frozen shrimp that has been thawed and toss into your microwaved mix or try your hand at this Shrimp Fried Rice recipe, made in just 20 minutes over the stove.

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