Classic Pork Fried Rice

Course Dinner
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Fried Rice
Servings 8
Author Wendie


  • 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese shaoxing cooking wine or dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup diced white onion
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 3 eggs lightly whisked
  • 2 cups diced Chinese BBQ Pork
  • 3 cups Jasmine or long grain cooked rice day old is best
  • 1 teaspoon salt plus more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil optional


  1. In a small bowl whisk soy sauce, Chinese cooking wine (or Sherry) and sugar until combined.

  2. Heat a wok or skillet on high heat. Add vegetable oil and onion and carrots cook 2-3 minutes add garlic and cook another minute. Push all the veggies to one side and add the whisked egg on the other side. Using a spatula move the eggs around just until cooked. Mix them in with the veggies.
  3. Add in the pork and mix. Add in the cold rice and sauce mix until combined. Cook about 5-6 minutes stirring every minute or so.
  4. Add in the peas, salt and pepper and mix until combined. Mix in sesame oil if desired.

Recipe Notes

You can get BBQ pork at your local grocery store usually in the deli section. Or you can make my Chinese Pork Recipe linked above