Recipes: Tastiest Fried Rice Dishes

No food is more fun to cook than fried rice – you can turn leftovers and old rice into a new, tasty dish, or even start with fresh ingredients as you like. Moreover, with thousands of variations, fried rice will never be a bore. Mix it with meat or make it vegan, cook it greasy or keep it light – you can’t go wrong.

Here are 6 fried rice recipes to inspire you:

  1. Paella
paella
Source: Fox and Briar

This famous Spanish dish is perfect for dinner parties – serve it in a pan for the most authentic experience.

  1. Kimchi Bokkeumbap
kimchi bbokeumbap
Source: No Recipes

This “high-flavor, low-effort” dish is a Korean staple. Serve with a sunny sideup on the side, and you’re good to go!

  1. Tom Yum Fried Rice
Tom Yum Fried Rice
Source: Rasa Malaysia

With the rich spicy and sour Thai Tom Yum flavour, this rice will satiate all your hunger.

  1. Nasi Goreng
nasi goreng
Source: stardustannie / Food.com

This traditional Indonesian dish will leave you wanting more. To make it spicier, add more bird’s eye chillis.

  1. Yang Chow Fried Rice
yang chow
Source: Kawaling Pinoy

Prefer a lighter flavour? Go with this recipe. For the vegetarian version, swap the shrimp and sausages with tofu.

  1. Pineapple Fried Rice
pineapple fried rice
Source: Damn Delicious

For those who like it sweet and juicy, this recipe is what you’re looking for.

Joseph Campbell

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