Traditional Mandarin Fried Rice

It is recommended to use day-old rice so that the drier rice can soak up the flavors.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 17 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 12 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Canola oil

3 eggs

2 tablespoons minced garlic

2 tablespoons minced ginger

1 bunch chopped scallions, green and white separated

1 lapchang, diced (Chinese sausage), can substitute with 4 strips of cooked bacon

8 cups cooked, day-old long grain rice

3 tablespoons thin soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon white pepper

Salt to taste


In a wok, add 2 tablespoons of oil and quickly soft-scramble the eggs. Remove the eggs. In the same wok, coat with oil and stir-fry garlic and ginger. Add white scallions and lapchang. Add rice and mix thoroughly. Add soy sauce, white pepper and scrambled eggs. Check for seasoning. Serve immediately. 

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