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Vietnamese Fried Rice

Cooking fried rice is a quick and easy meal. And this Vietnamese fried rice recipe is both quick and delicious and packed with flavor.
1.86 from 7 votes
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: combination fried rice, fried rice calories, saigon fried rice, vietnamese dishes with rice, vietnamese fried rice, vietnamese fried rice recipe, vietnamese rice, vietnamese rice dishes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 323kcal
Author: Dash of Herbs


  • 1.5 cups basmati rice
  • 1 package Chinese sausages sliced
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 3 stalks shallots diced
  • 2 medium carrots shredded
  • 3/4 cup peas fresh or frozen
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 stalk lemon grass finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 large lime juiced
  • 4 Tablespoon fish sauce divided
  • 3 Tablespoon sesame oil


  • Start by preparing all your ingredients. Chop, slice and dice your ingredients.
  • Rinse your rice 3-5 times and then add 3 cups of water, bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it cook for 14minutes with a lid.
  • In the empty wok, add a new tablespoon of oil over medium/high heat and sauté your garlic, lemongrass, and onions, for about4-5 minutes or until fragrant.
    vietnamese fried rice process
  • Add your oil to a wok and heat up to medium/high heat. Pour in the beaten egg and add 1 Tablespoon of fish sauce to the beaten egg. Scramble the eggs for about 2-3 minutes, until cooked. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
    vietnamese fried rice process
  • Add the shredded carrots and peas and stir fry for about 2-3 minutes. Make sure to keep stirring the ingredients, so they don’t burn.
    vietnamese fried rice process
  • Add your sliced Chinese sausages, stir for about3-4 more minutes, and add your cooked basmati rice and fish sauce, make sure to mix in well with all ingredients.
    vietnamese fried rice process
  • Once the rice is lightly fried, take the wok off the heat.
    Vietnamese fried rice process
  • Go back to the scrambled egg and cut in thin slices. Garnish over your fried rice. Serve while hot and enjoy!
    vietnamese fried rice process
Nutrition Facts
Vietnamese Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 323 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 1097mg48%
Potassium 265mg8%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 3678IU74%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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