rice vegetable stir-fry

Certainly! Here’s a simple recipe for a tasty and satisfying rice and vegetable stir-fry:


  • 2 cups rice (white or brown)
  • 1 bag of mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, corn, green beans, etc.)
  • 3 eggs, cooked and chopped
  • Soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil for cooking


  1. Cook the rice according to the package instructions. Once cooked, fluff it with a fork and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, heat a bit of vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the mixed vegetables to the skillet and stir-fry for about 5-7 minutes, or until they are tender-crisp. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Push the vegetables to one side of the skillet and crack the eggs into the empty space. Scramble the eggs until fully cooked.
  5. Once the eggs are cooked, combine them with the vegetables in the skillet.
  6. Add the cooked rice to the skillet and mix everything together, breaking up any clumps of rice.
  7. Drizzle soy sauce over the rice and vegetable mixture, starting with a small amount and adding more to taste. Stir well to evenly distribute the soy sauce.
  8. Continue cooking for another 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until everything is heated through and well combined.
  9. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed, adding more salt, pepper, or soy sauce as desired.
  10. Once everything is cooked and seasoned to your liking, remove the skillet from the heat.
  11. Serve the rice and vegetable stir-fry hot, garnished with chopped green onions or cilantro if desired.

This recipe makes about 4 servings and is a delicious and versatile meal that you can customize with your favorite vegetables and seasonings. Enjoy!

Sure, here are some popular questions and their answers related to rice and vegetable stir-fry:

  1. What vegetables can I use in a rice stir-fry?
    • You can use a variety of vegetables such as carrots, bell peppers, broccoli, snap peas, onions, mushrooms, corn, zucchini, and spinach. Feel free to use any combination of vegetables you prefer or have on hand.
  2. Can I use frozen vegetables for a stir-fry?
    • Yes, frozen vegetables work well in stir-fries. Just make sure to thaw them before cooking or add them directly to the skillet and cook them a bit longer to ensure they’re heated through.
  3. What kind of rice is best for stir-fry?
    • Both white and brown rice can be used for stir-fries. White rice tends to cook faster and has a lighter texture, while brown rice is more nutritious and has a slightly nuttier flavor. Choose whichever type you prefer or have available.
  4. How do I prevent my stir-fry from becoming mushy?
    • To prevent your stir-fry from becoming mushy, make sure not to overcook the vegetables. They should be tender-crisp and still vibrant in color. Also, avoid overcrowding the skillet, as this can cause the vegetables to steam rather than stir-fry, resulting in a mushy texture.
  5. Can I add protein to my rice and vegetable stir-fry?
    • Yes, you can add protein such as cooked chicken, shrimp, beef, pork, tofu, or even beans to your stir-fry for added flavor and texture. Simply cook the protein separately before adding it to the skillet with the vegetables and rice.
  6. What sauces can I use for seasoning a rice stir-fry?
    • Some popular sauces for seasoning stir-fries include soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, and stir-fry sauce. You can also add garlic, ginger, chili sauce, or sesame oil for extra flavor.
  7. How do I store leftover rice and vegetable stir-fry?
    • Allow the stir-fry to cool completely, then transfer it to an airtight container and refrigerate it for up to 3-4 days. To reheat, simply microwave it until warmed through or heat it in a skillet on the stovetop.

These are just a few common questions that people often have about making rice and vegetable stir-fry. If you have any specific questions, feel free to ask!