Fried Rice Recipe

Some combinations are just classic for a very good reason. We can often be found feasting on chicken, fried rice and dodo for Sunday lunch.

Jollof rice might get all the deserved glory, but junior cousin Nigerian Fried Rice is also a winner in the tastes delicious race. Do you agree? ⁠ To Jollof or to Fried Rice? That is the tough question of the day. If you could only pick one to eat for the REST of your life which would you go for? ⁠

Whatever your choice we’ve got you covered here at African Plate.

With a different flavour profile from the better known Chinese fried rice, African Plate’s Fried Rice Spice blend has been formulated with the best herbs and spices sourced from organic farmers in Nigeria. A pinch of this will bring any rice dish to life.  A dash of our Fried Rice Spice will get the flavour popping.

Orders your Fried Rice Spice here ➡️⁠⁠

We wouldn’t want you to miss out on enjoying this taste powerhouse and so here is a vegetable packed recipe to help you along.  Most processed white rice has had the protein, vitamins and minerals removed, leaving a mainly carbohydrate product which is generally eaten with a protein rich food.  However, the great thing about fried rice is that it reintroduces some of the vitamins and minerals that ordinarily would not be present in rice dishes.


500g rice (parboiled)

150g Sweetcorn

150g Peas

1 Onion (chopped)

3 Carrots (diced)

1 Onion (diced)

1 Bell Pepper (diced)

1 teaspoon Ginger

1 teaspoon Garlic

2 tablespoons of Sesame Oil

50ml Vegetable Oil

1 litre Water

1 tablespoon of African Plate Fried Rice Spice

Salt to taste


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a pot.
  2. Add the ginger, garlic and onion and fry for 1 minute.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and fry for 5 minutes.
  4. Serve with your protein of choice and fried plantain.
October 20, 2020 admin

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