High Protein Fried Rice Recipe - Healthy And Delicious

Try this high protein fried rice recipe for a delicious and nutritious meal. Packed with lean protein, colorful vegetables, and savory flavors, it’s a perfect option for a satisfying dinner.

high protein fried rice recipe

High Protein Fried Rice Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 8 oz cooked and diced chicken breast or tofu
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, corn, bell peppers, etc.)
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 large eggs (optional, for added protein)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

High Protein Fried Rice Instructions

  1. In a wok or large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add minced garlic and chopped green onions to the hot oil. Sauté for a minute until fragrant.
  3. If using eggs, push the garlic and onions to one side of the wok and scramble the eggs on the other side. Once cooked, mix them together.
  4. Add the diced chicken breast or tofu to the wok. Cook until heated through.
  5. Stir in the mixed vegetables and cook until they are slightly tender.
  6. Add the cooked brown rice to the wok, breaking up any clumps.
  7. Pour low-sodium soy sauce and oyster sauce (if using) over the rice and mix well to coat everything evenly.
  8. Drizzle sesame oil over the fried rice for a nutty flavor.
  9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Serve the high protein fried rice hot, garnished with extra chopped green onions.

Macro Nutrient Breakdown (per serving):

  • Protein: 25g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Calories: 320
  • Author: Chris
  • User rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.9 stars (of 18 reviews)
  • Recipe name: High Protein Fried Rice
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