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Leftover Steak Fried Rice

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Leftover Steak Fried Rice

Repurposing leftovers is a smart shortcut to a delicious dinner on a busy night. This is one of the best leftover steak recipes. Clean up the fridge and customize your fried rice with the vegetables on hand. Leftovers never tasted this good!


  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 4oz sliced white mushrooms
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups leftover cooked rice*
  • ½ lb leftover steak, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (4oz) frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2-3 teaspoons sesame oil


  1. In a large non-stick skillet, heat olive oil and add minced garlic.
  2. When fragrant, add mushrooms and zucchini. Cook for 3-5 minutes, or until nicely browned and softened.
  3. Push the vegetables to the side, making an empty center in the pan.
  4. Add eggs and scramble until mostly cooked. Then mix with the rest of the vegetables.
  5. Add rice and stir everything and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add sliced steak and peas.
  7. Stir in the soy sauce and sesame oil.
  8. Mix and cook until everything is heated though. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes:

*Make sure to use 3 cups of cooked rice, preferably long grain rice, like jasmine rice. Leftover cooked rice is best for fried rice, because it has less moisture.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4-6 servings, Serving Size: 3/4 cup

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 347 Calories
  • Total Fat: 8.7g
  • Cholesterol: 98.3mg
  • Sodium: 342.3mg
  • Carbohydrates: 46.2g
  • Sugar: 2.5g
  • Protein: 21.8g
Disclaimer: Nutritional information is estimate only. Read full disclosure here.
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Leftover cooked rice is ideal for fried rice, because it has less moisture. And feel free to customize your fried rice with the vegetables you have on hand.

Leftover steak fried rice is quick and easy dinner for a family. It's also great way to sneak in some veggies for picky eaters too! Leftovers never tasted this good! #leftoversteak #friedrice #easydinnerrecipe #quickdinner #busycooks

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