Baked Fried Rice

Posted: June 17

Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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Enjoy the delicious flavors of takeout fried rice without leaving your home! This Baked Fried Rice is easy, tasty, and serves 6—perfect for leftovers throughout the week.


• 2 cups long-grain white rice • 2 tablespoons canola oil • 1 tablespoon sesame oil, or to taste • 3 cloves garlic, crushed • 1/2 cup green onions, sliced • 1/2 cup red bell peppers, diced • 1/2 cup carrots, diced • 1/2 cup green peas • 1 cup diced ham • 1 pinch salt to taste • 3 cups chicken broth • 3 tablespoons soy sauce • 2 teaspoons chile paste, optional


Step 1

Begin by preheating the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

In a large baking dish, place the rice and drizzle with the oils. Add in the garlic, green onions, peppers, carrots, peas, and ham. Stir until combined and season to taste.

Step 3

In a pot on the stove, combine the chicken broth, soy sauce, and chile paste (if using) and bring to a boil. Once combined and boiling, remove from the heat and pour over the rice, and stir.

Step 4

Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 32 minutes.

Step 5

Remove from the oven and let sit for 10 minutes before uncovering and fluffing the rice with a fork.

Step 6

Increase the temperature of the oven to 475 degrees F and return the dish to the oven. Allow the rice to brown and crust for about 10 minutes.

Step 7

Remove from the oven, season to taste, and enjoy!