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Quick macadamia fried rice
Macadamias give traditional fried rice a special touch. Even kids will love this easy and yummy dish which makes the perfect mid-week meal or quick lunch using leftover rice. You could also serve it as a side dish as part of a banquet.
Servings 4
Course Light Meal
Preference Dairy Free, Vegetarian
Perfect for Midweek Meal
Skill level Easy


  • 2 cups rice
  • 2 1/2 tbsp macadamia oil
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 200 g firm tofu cubed
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce or to taste
  • 2 tbsp ginger finely grated
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped or crushed
  • 4 spring onions white part only, finely sliced
  • 1/4 cup chives finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup macadamias roasted

To serve 

  • Chilli flakes


  • Cook the rice and set aside to cool.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons of macadamia oil in a wok or large frying pan and pour in the eggs. Allow to cook on one side before flipping and cooking the other side. Remove, set aside and when cool, cut into strips.
  • Add another tablespoon of macadamia oil to the pan and cook the tofu, stirring continuously for 2-3 minutes, until tofu starts to turn golden. Add 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and stir to combine. Remove and set aside.
  • Heat remaining tablespoon of macadamia oil in the pan and add ginger and garlic. Cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add the rice and remaining ingredients and stir until the rice is warmed through. Add soy sauce to taste. Stir through egg and tofu and serve sprinkled with chilli flakes.


Calories: 626kcalCarbohydrates: 81gProtein: 17gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 852mgPotassium: 304mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 482IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 135mgIron: 3mg