If you enjoy Chinese or Indian meals and would opt for egg fried rice then this fakeaway egg fried rice is a great recipe to help you to make it much more healthily. Even if you resort to ordering the rest of your meal from the takeaway, having this syn free side dish could make all the difference.

Egg fried rice

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Adaptions you can make to this egg fried rice

If you would like fakeaway egg fried rice as a main meal you can easily cook other vegetables or meat to add to the recipe.

If you decide to do this then simply add at the same time as you add in the cooked rice and ensure everything is thoroughly warm before serving.

Why not make it with cauliflower to have cauliflower egg fried rice?

Meals to enjoy with this fakeaway egg fried rice

There really is no limit to the meals you could have this rice with but here are a few ideas.

Chicken and Mushroom curry (or Quorn alternative)

Sweet and sour vegetables

Chow mein style noodles

Singapore chow mein

Singapore chow mein
Singapore chow mein

Beef or Quorn in black bean sauce

Keema curry with beef or Quorn

Chicken (or Quorn) jalfrezi

Tikka Masala

Malaysian red pepper and chicken curry

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Why fakeaways are good for diets

Instead of ordering a takeaway, you should definitely consider making your own fakeaway. they are lower in calories and use more vegetables so you can make them as healthy as you like.

If you follow Slimming World, Weight Watchers (WW), Noom or any other weight loss plan you can usually count the ingredients within this recipe in your allowances.

It is of course important to check yourself any plan you follow and remember all nutritional information and ingredients are found in the recipe card below.

More you may enjoy

Why not take a look at all my Chinese fakeaway recipes, or my curry recipes.

If you worry you are not very good at cooking rice then why not use my foolproof method here, which will help you make this Unofficial Slimming World egg fried rice with ease.

If you love rice then maybe you are wondering what else you could cook with rice? Here are lots of tasty ideas from stuffed peppers to mushroom stroganoff (pictured below).

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Egg fried rice in a white bowl

Easy and delicious egg fried rice

  • Author: Jen Mellor
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Portions 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove top, hob
  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Diet: Low Calorie


An easy delicious recipe for egg fried rice that you can make at home yourself to be much healthier for you than ordering from a takeaway.



300g freshly cooked long-grain rice.

4 eggs

2 tsp grated fresh ginger

1.5 tbsp light soy sauce

2 spring onions, thinly sliced

Low-calorie cooking spray


Beat the eggs with the ginger and half of the soy sauce in a bowl until well combined.

Heat the low-calorie cooking spray in a large frying pan over a high heat then add egg mixture and stir constantly for around half a minute until softly scrambled. Add the cooked rice, spring onions, and the remaining soy sauce and toss together for 1-2 minutes until the rice is piping hot and all well combined. 

Do not over mix or it will get mushy!


This also works well with jasmine rice.

When cooking your rice ensure it is not over cooked otherwise it will not work well when then stirred into the egg mix.

Keywords: Chinese fakeaway, egg fried rice, chinese

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  1. We had this delicious egg fried rice with a keema curry. Wow! Impressed… with myself! Never thought I could make it taste so good.