Filipino Fried Rice

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Recipe: #38455

April 09, 2022

"Can add scrambled eggs to garnish items"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (265.5 g)
  • Calories 258.6
  • Total Fat - 11 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 35.7 mg
  • Sodium - 750.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 34.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.9 g
  • Sugars - 12.9 g
  • Protein - 6.9 g
  • Calcium - 44.1 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 35.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat oil

Step 2

Stir in onions and shallot

Step 3

Add garlic

Step 4

Add shrimp

Step 5

Add rice

Step 6

Add seasoning to taste

Step 7

Spray Pam in teacup

Step 8

Pack in rice

Step 9

Dump in center of the plate

Step 10

Arrange garnish around plate piling each thing together.


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • When selecting the shrimp for this recipe, make sure to get peeled, deveined, and cooked shrimp.
  • If you cannot find maggi seasoning, you can substitute it with soy sauce.

Vegetarian Fried Rice Replace the shrimp with 12 ounces of cooked and crumbled tofu. Add 1 teaspoon of soy sauce to the rice and seasoning mixture. Omit the Maggi seasoning.

Filipino Eggplant Salad - A delicious and light side dish that pairs well with Filipino Fried Rice. The eggplant is cooked with garlic, tomatoes, and onions to make a flavorful salad that adds a nice contrast to the fried rice.

Filipino Adobo Chicken - A classic Filipino dish that is packed with flavor. The chicken is marinated in a mixture of garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, and bay leaves, then cooked until it's tender and juicy. The sweet and salty flavors of the marinade pair perfectly with the eggplant salad, creating a delicious and balanced meal.


Q: Can I use other types of rice for this recipe?

A: Yes, you can use other types of rice such as jasmine or basmati rice. Just make sure to adjust the cooking time and amount of liquid accordingly.

Q: How long should I cook the rice for?

A: The cooking time will depend on the type of rice you are using. Generally, white rice should be cooked for 15-20 minutes, while brown rice should be cooked for 30-35 minutes.

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Fun facts:

The Filipino Fried Rice recipe is believed to have been inspired by a famous Filipino chef named Nora Daza, who popularized the dish in the 1970s.

The Filipino Fried Rice is also a popular dish among celebrities, such as actor and singer Alden Richards, who is known to enjoy the dish with scrambled eggs.