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Basil Fried Rice

Basil Fried Rice

This basil-flavored fried rice recipe is delicious, fast, and easy! It is versatile and delicious, whether you serve it as a main, side, or with a protein. In under 30 minutes, you can have this dish ready!

White wooden surface set with wok, lime slices, and bowl of Basil Fried Rice.

I’ve been looking for ways to use basil in my garden. Pesto, tomato gnocchi, and stir-fried tofu are all on the list.

Basil is the star of this dish. Fried rice can be pretty simple. Garlic and ginger are the main flavors in this dish. It is delicious but also simple. Basil adds an extra dimension to a recipe that was already tasty but simple. It transforms it into an absolute flavor bomb.


Ingredients you’ll need

  • Soy sauce. You can also use liquid aminos (tamari) or liquid aminos.
  • Dark mushroom soy sauce. If not, you can get it at an Asian grocery store. If you cannot find it, then you can buy it from an Asian grocery. If dark soy sauce is not available, you can use regular soy instead. You may have to add a little extra. Vegetarian oyster is also a good alternative.
  • Brown sugar To keep this recipe vegan, use organic brown sugar.
  • Chinese five spice This spice blend includes…

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