Sri Lankan Fried Rice

Prep Time
Cook Time
Ready In

20 Min
23 Min
43 Min



  • 2 Medium Red Onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoon Oil
  • 2 Medium Egg (lightly beaten)
  • 3 Tablespoon Soy sauce (light)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Sesame oil
  • 100 Grams Boneless pork (chopped into small cubes)
  • 100 Grams Boneless chicken (chopped into small cubes)
  • 75 Grams Small shrimp (peeled & washed)
  • 1 Medium Carrot (thinly sliced)
  • 30 Grams Frozen peas (optional)
  • 300 Grams Cooked rice (basmati is ideal)
  • 1 Medium Spring onion (diagonally thinly sliced)
  • 20 Grams Bamboo shoots (optional)
  • 20 Grams Bean sprouts (optional)
  • 1 Small Red chili (diagonally thinly sliced)
  • 1 Small Red bell pepper (diagonally sliced)
Sri Lankan Fried Rice


Step 1

By using a medium-size bowl mix the beaten eggs with 1/2 a teaspoon of light soya sauce then add 1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil & mix well, set this aside.

Step 2

In a medium-size wok or saucepan heat, 1/2 tablespoon of oil & pour the prepared egg mixture into it & fry it for 2 minutes. Make sure you swirl egg against set it with the saucepan. Turn the eggs once they pop & set fry for a further 1 minute. Once fried remove eggs from the saucepan & cut it into small pieces then set aside.

Step 3

You can use the same saucepan or wok you use for eggs for this step. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil then add chopped red onions & fry them for 7 minutes until they get sweat and light brown. Once fried remove them from the saucepan & set aside.

Step 4

By using a large saucepan or wok heat 1 tablespoon of oil then add pork, chicken & fry them for 4 minutes. Then add shrimp, carrots, peas, bamboo shoots, cooked onion & stir fry them for further 3 minutes.

Step 5

Once they are fried enough, add rice to the saucepan stir well & let it stir fry for 2 minutes. Then add spring onions, bean sprouts, red bell pepper, red chili & stir fry for further 3 minutes.

Step 6

Then add the remainder of the light soya sauce to the rice and chopped eggs & stir fry for a further 1 minute.

Step 7

Once it’s done serve with chili oil or roasted prawn oil mixture. Serve hot.