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Microwave Fried Rice

  • 5 mins
  • 15 mins
  • 2 persons
Yes! You read it right. Microwave… Put down the wok… we’re making microwave fried rice! This recipe is all about fluffy grains, savoury goodness – and convenience.


  • 1 cup of Cercle Vert rice
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp oil
  • pinch of pepper
  • 2 finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup frozen carrots
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 spring onion


  1. Place rice in a bowl then pour 1 1/2 cups of water. Cover and microwave for 10 minutes. Remove from the microwave.
  2. Then set aside for 10 minutes to finish steaming through. Once done, fluff with a fork, then empty the rice out on to a large baking tray and spread out into a thin layer. Set aside and leave to cool.
  3. Crack the eggs in a mug and add pepper. Use a fork to whisk the eggs. Place the mug into the microwave and cook at for 2-3 minutes or until you can see the egg puffing up like a souffle. Tip the egg out onto a chopping board and roughly chop.
  4. Place the oil, garlic and ginger in a dish. Cook for another 1 minute.
  5. Once the oil is hot, remove the bowl from the microwave. Add the rice, peas, carrots and soy sauce, then stir to combine. Cook for 1 minute. Toss through the egg.
  6. Transfer the rice to a serving bowl and serve scattered with the spring onion.