Tuesday 16 June 2020

Chinese Style Fried Vegetable Rice

This is one of my favorite all time recipes to use up left over rice. The flavoursome Chinese style fried rice goes so well with sweet and sour vegetables. It is also just tasty on its own for a light lunch.

Yield: Serves 4
Chinese Style Fried  Vegetable Rice

Chinese Style Fried Vegetable Rice

Chinese Style Fried Vegetable Rice - A really versatile and tasty dish that can be put together with basic pantry ingredients.
Prep time: 10 MCook time: 15 MTotal time: 25 M


  • 2 Tbsp Cashew Nuts
  • 1 Tbsp Sunflower Oil
  • 3 Cloves Garlic finely chopped  
  • 1 Onion finely sliced
  • 30 g Red Pepper finely sliced
  • 30 g  Green Pepper finely slice
  • 3 Spring Onions finely chopped
  • 1 Carrot peeled and shredded
  • 400 g Precooked Cold Boiled Rice
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Chinese Five Spice
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetarian Stir Fry Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame Seeds


  1. Add oil in a wok, when it is hot add the cashew nuts and stir fry until golden brown. Remove from wok and keep to one side.
  2. In the wok add the garlic and saute, then add the peppers, onions, spring onions and carrots and stir fry until slightly soft on high heat.
  3. Add salt and the Chinese five Spice and the vegetarian stir fry sauce and mix together.
  4. Add the boiled rice and toss all the ingredients until well mixed and the rice is hot.
  5. Add the sesame seeds, freshly chopped coriander and the cashew nuts.
  6. Toss together and serve warm. The rice goes well as an accompaniment with all types of Chinese and Indo Chinese dishes.
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  1. I love using cashew nuts in cooking because they add a cheesy flavour without being too much

  2. Oh yummy, I was planning on doing a nodle stir fry tomorrow night, but I think you might have converted me. Mich x

  3. We're quite boring and usually make egg fried rice when we have a Chinese dinner, but this looks delicious so I think we need to give it try.

  4. This sounds amazing, I might have to try this tonight for dinner as have most of this in x

  5. My hubby makes his own version of this but he doesn't add cashew nuts or peppers. I'll be suggesting he does!

  6. This rice looks ever so delicious. I love Chinese style rice so might just give this a go next time we have a fakeaway!

  7. Love fried rice and I make this often, your recipe looks equally delish especially with cashews in them. Will try this next time.

  8. I have not had fried rice for ages. This looks so tasty

  9. I have tried this recipe and it is delicious!! Certainly a great dish for when guests come over!!!

  10. this looks absolutely delicious! :) i made these weekly!

  11. This sounds like such a great style of fried rice. I have to admit there's something about a good rice when it is cooked well, I just really enjoy it.

  12. I love fried rice and always looking for new recipes to try and this looks delish. Love that it has cashews in it, yum!

  13. I really enjoy cooking rice an this looks amazing to make. Thank so much for the recipe

  14. Fried rice is always so yummy and this is even better especially with the addition of the cashews and the veg. I will need to try it out soon

  15. This looks delicious! I've been making a few chinese dishes during lockdown and this is next on my list!

  16. This looks really nice. Perfect for a lovely lunch of dinner. Veggie rice is my kind of thing for sure x


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