Pork Fried Rice

Rice is one of the most budget friendly ingredients you can cook with. Whether you are making an easy side dish or a main dish, it’s quick, easy and taste great too.

One of our favorite dinners is Take-Out from our local Chinese Restaurant, but to feed the whole family, it can cost around $35. And really, cooking up a Stir-Fry and some Pork Fried Rice takes less than 30 minutes {usually 15}.

The other great thing about Fried Rice is you can change it up with lots of different ingredients and have a new dish every time. We started with Brown Rice, cooked and cooled. While the rice is cooling, fry the pork sausage and get the rest of your ingredients ready. We also used a packet of Sun-Bird Seasoning. They make lots of different seasonings from, and are very budget friendly. I saw the Sun-Bird Fried Rice Seasoning Packet at my local Walmart and it was only 78 cents!

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Pork Fried Rice

A great side dish or add meat for a complete meal. Recipe from PocketChangeGourmet.com

  • Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 3 cups rice, cooked and cooled
  • 34 green onions chopped finely
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 pound {1/2 package} pork sausage
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/41/2 fresh bean sprouts {if you can’t find fresh, look in the Asian section, they have them in a can too}
  • 24 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 packet Sun-Bird Fried Rice Seasoning


  1. Cook and cool rice
  2. Fry sausage, drain and set aside
  3. After the rice is cooled, heat oil in skillet and add rice and green onions, cook until lightly brown
  4. Pull the rice to one side of the pan and add the beaten eggs, scramble into rice
  5. Add sausage, peas, carrots and bean sprouts
  6. Add seasoning and soy sauce
  7. Heat through
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes

To top off the meal you could add a few egg rolls to the offering or try one of the other easy to make Asian inspired recipes.

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Disclosure: I’m a Guenther/Sun-Bird Blogger Advocate and this is a sponsored post. These opinions are all my own and have in no way been influenced by another person.

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  1. This looks awesome!!! YUM!

  2. Steam oxhead asian rice in steamer..bag o rice cists 20 in Canada,,lasts a year..Yummy

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