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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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 3 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 8 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 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 hot 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

  • Beat eggs; transfer to a 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 fork.

    Step 3

  • Toss together coleslaw mix, peas, soy sauce and Sriracha in a 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.

Fried Rice in Minutes

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!

This genius egg fried rice recipe, made in the microwave, makes it easier to skip the takeout, saving you both time and money. Make this dish 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. Use a blend of soy sauce and Sriracha to help to give your dish flavor in every bite!

Microwave Magic

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. With Minute® Ready to Serve Rice, the options are truly endless. Whether you need a Breakfast Cup with Quinoa, a Brown & Wild Rice Bowl with Veggie Burger for lunch, or a 5 minute Alfredo Chicken and Rice for dinner, you can make all of these and more in the microwave at the office, home or even in your school dorm room!