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Garlic Egg Fried Rice (10 minutes)

Tasty simple fried rice everyone will enjoy.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Keyword: 15 minutes fried rice, best garlic egg fried rice, easy garlic egg fried rice, egg fried rice 15 minutes, garlic egg fried rice
Servings: 4


  • 4 cups cold rice at least 1 day old
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp (divided) vegetable or canola oil 
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter


  • 6 large eggs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp white pepper



  • In a bowl: add eggs, salt & white pepper. Whisk well.


  • Add 2 tbsp oil to a wok/pan and heat up to high. Wait for 30 seconds. Pour in beaten eggs and mix or scramble. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until done. Remove the eggs and set aside.
  • Add another 1 tbsp oil to the wok/pan. Place the chopped onion, minced garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.
  • Add cold cooked rice, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, salt and mix well or until well coated with the sauce. Then return the cooked eggs. Use the spatula to break up the eggs and mix/stir. Add unsalted butter and mix/ stir until butter has fully melted. Remove from the heat.

Garnish with chopped green onions. Serve hot & enjoy!