Veggie Fried Rice


2 Tbsp peanut oil

1 Onion, diced

2 cloves of garlic

5cm ginger

1 cup basmati rice (brown or regular)

Big Handful green beans

3 carrots

1 red pepper, sliced

1 broccoli

1 red chilli

1-2 Tbsp soy sauce

2 eggs

1 Tbsp honey

Handful toasted cashew nuts, chopped



  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and sauté the diced onion.
  3. Grate the ginger and garlic and add to the translucent onions.
  4. In a oven proof dish, put the broccoli, broken down in to florets and the sliced red pepper with a little drizzle of oil and let it roast for 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, cook the rice according to the package instructions minus 2-3 minutes in a separate saucepan.
  6. Add the green beans, chilli, and carrots to the onions and sauté for a few minutes, I like mine with some crunch left in it.
  7. Add the soy sauce and honey, then add the cooked and drained rice.
  8. Push the rice and veg to the side and break in the two eggs and scramble.
  9. Stir well and serve with a sprinkling of cashew nuts on top.


Serve as a main or as a side dish.

As a main this will serve 4 people generously.