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Bacon Fried Rice

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Bacon Fried Rice is a simple go to dish that is full of vegetables, rice and of course bacon! This is a staple recipe around our house, we usually have all of these ingredients on hand and this can be made quick. Dinner win!!

Bacon Fried Rice

This Bacon Fried Rice is so much better than take out, and ready so much faster, no need to wait for a pick up or delivery! You can have this ready in under 30 minutes, even quicker if you have left over white or brown rice. We love making this for a quick lunch, loaded with vegetables and bacon!

I know when you hear Fried Rice, you think of ham, but let me tell you, bacon is where it is at!! It just adds so much flavor and well, it’s bacon….

bowl of fried rice

How to Make Bacon Fried Rice

To make this easy Bacon Fried Rice Recipe start with a large wok of skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the bacon until it is just crisp, remove from pan and drain grease. Add the beaten egg to the pan and scramble until cooked. Remove the egg from the pan.

Pour in the sesame oil and cook the onion, celery, carrots and peas until they are tender and the onion is translucent. Once these are all cooked, add back in the bacon, egg and finally the rice. Fold everything together until it is well combined. Season the rice with soy sauce and enjoy!!

This is a simple recipe and can be made with a variety of vegetables. Some that we like to add are green peppers, asparagus, green beans and even Brussels sprouts!

collage of steps to make fried rice

Ingredients for Bacon Fried Rice

  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 8 oz bacon (8 slices)
  • 1 cup white onion, diced
  • 3/4 cup frozen carrots and peas
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2-3 tbsp soy sauce (to taste)
  • 2 tsp sesame oil

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Bacon Fried Rice

Bacon Fried Rice is loaded with vegetables and BACON!! A simple and quick recipe that is so much better than takeout!! Ready in under 30 minutes!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 226kcal


  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 8 oz bacon, sliced into 1/2 inch strips
  • 1 cup white onion, diced
  • 3/4 cup frozen carrots and peas
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2-3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil


  • Prepare rice according to package instructions.
  • Heat a large wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Cook sliced bacon until just crispy, remove from skillet and drain grease, leaving about 1/2 teaspoon in the pan to cook the eggs.
  • To the skillet add the beaten eggs and scramble. Remove from the pan when cooked through.
  • Pour in the sesame oil and cook the onion, vegetables and celery for 4-5 minutes until the onion is translucent.
  • Add back in the eggs and bacon to the skillet. Add in the rice and stir until everything is well combined.
  • Pour on the soy sauce and stir until the everything is well seasoned.


Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.9g | Protein: 13.6g | Fat: 14.7g | Saturated Fat: 4.6g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 906mg | Potassium: 224mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 0.9g | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 2.7mg
Course: Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Chinese, Comfort Food
Keyword: Bacon Fried Rice
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