Fried Rice Stir Up

Young chefs will love to make and eat our Fried Rice Stir Up. This leftover-utilizing dish comes together in just 20 minutes!

This recipe is part of “The Kids’ Kitchen” series, a collection of approachable recipes that teach children the basics of cooking through the preparation, assembly, and plating of each dish (adults are asked to handle any oven or stovetop instructions).

Prep Time
12 min
Cook Time
8 min
Total Time
20 min


  • 3 cups (750 mL) cooked white rice
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) butter
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped onion
  • 1 cup (250 mL) matchstick carrots
  • ¾ cup (180 mL) fresh or frozen, thawed edamame
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons reduced sodium or regular soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  •   salt to taste
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) chopped green onion, optional


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat, add onion and carrots, cook 4 minutes or until onions are soft, stirring frequently.
  2. Stir in the rice, edamame and garlic powder, cook 2 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Add the soy sauce and oil, stir until well blended.
  4. Drizzle the egg evenly over all and cook 30 seconds or until egg is cooked, stirring constantly and lightly season with salt and sprinkle with green onion, if desired. Makes 5 cups total

Recipe Notes

Make sure everything is prepped and ready before beginning the cooking process, it goes quickly.

A super easy, waste-free technique is to store “any amount of leftover cooked rice in a quart-size (6” x 9”) resealable bag. When the bag is almost full…make fried rice!