Microwave Pork Fried Rice

Skip the takeout for a dinner that's just as easy.

Microwave Pork Fried Rice
1/3 cup Leftover cooked rice
2 tsp Tamari
1 tsp Toasted sesame oil
1/2 Garlic clove, minced
1 tsp Minced scallion, plus more for garnish
2 tbsp Diced ham
1/2 cup Frozen peas and carrots
2 Large eggs
Kosher salt, to taste
Sriracha, for serving

In a large microwave-safe mug, combine the rice, tamari, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, 1 teaspoon minced scallion, and ham. Cover with plastic wrap and pierce a couple of holes. Microwave for 1 minute.

Uncover, add peas and carrots and stir to combine. Return mug uncovered to microwave and cook for 30 seconds.

Then in a second mug, beat the eggs well and season with salt. Microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes until the eggs are scrambled and cooked through.

Break the eggs into pieces and stir into the rice mixture. Garnish with sliced scallions and serve with sriracha.


Skip the takeout and just head to your own microwave! This DIY pork fried rice recipe is easy to make and simple to whip up for a quick dinner. Just start with leftover rice and add tamari, garlic, sesame oil, ginger, scallion, leftover ham, frozen veggies and egg.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes