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Special Fried Rice

Easy and yummy way to make your favorite take-away Chinese Special Fried Rice.

Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Author Manila Spoon


  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame Oil
  • 1 cup cooked thick-sliced Ham, diced
  • 1 cup cooked Shrimp, shelled
  • 1 cup green Peas, frozen
  • 3 tablespoons Soy Sauce, regular or gluten-free
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese Rice Wine or dry Sherry
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 6 cups cooked rice (left-over, if available), chilled, grains separated
  • 4 Green Onions (Scallions), finely chopped
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Lightly beat the eggs and season with a little salt. Set aside.

  2. Heat the wok to medium-high and add the sesame oil then stir-fry the shrimp, peas and ham for about a minute. Pour in the soy sauce and wine. Stir quickly and then transfer everything to a bowl. Set aside

  3. Heat the remaining oil in the wok then scramble the eggs gently. Add the chilled rice and stir often to ensure the grains separate. When the rice is heated sufficiently, add the chopped green onions and the shrimp, ham and peas mixture including its sauce. Mix well and season with salt or a little more soy sauce according to taste. Garnish with fresh chopped green onions, if desired. Serve immediately with your favorite Asian viand.

Recipe Notes

Buy pre-sliced ham for convenience or used any left-over ham. Make sure all the ingredients are ready and at hand before you begin cooking. If you do that. it's all done in 10 minutes!!