20 Flavorful Fried Rice & Noodle Recipes to Whet Your Appetite

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If you are like the majority of cooking aficionados, you probably go nuts for a new recipe. But even master chefs may sometimes be a little bit surprised by how much variation a seemingly standard dish can have.

Fried Rice & Noodle Recipes

For example, did you ever think that you would find a list compiling twenty fried rice and noodle recipes?

That’s what we have for you today: tons of fun and exciting twists on a classic dish. Read on for a list that will make your mouth water.

Fried Rice & Noodle Recipes

  • Some Lean Cuisine

chicken fried rice

Chicken is a true fan favorite when it comes to fried rice, like in this recipe from The Recipe Critic. It’s a relatively low calorie, low fat add-on option that will treat you to a delicious, healthy treat.

  • The Other White Meat

Pork fried rice is perhaps even more classic than chicken fried rice. This iteration of that classic dish via Genius Kitchen is sure to be a big crowd pleaser around your dinner table.

  • Date Night

Shrimp Fried Rice


Looking to add an extra touch of class to fried rice night? If so, be sure to try throwing some shrimp into the mix like here in this recipe on Averie Cooks.

It brings a touch of refined elegance to the meal, and it’s also just delicious.

  • For the Vegetarian

Vegetable fried rice recipe

Just because you aren’t a carnivore doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t get the chance to enjoy fried rice night the same way that the rest of your friends or family does. Vegetable fried rice like this one via Cookie + Kate will take care of that problem for you.

And in addition to being both ethical and heart healthy, it also just tastes good.

  • Fried Doesn’t Have to Mean Fried

Baked Fried Rice

This may be what you would call a life hack. If you love fried rice but don’t necessarily like what happens to your food when you fry it there are still options out there for you like this recipe from Shaw’s Simple Swaps.

Baked fried rice is another recipe that has the benefit of being both healthy and delicious.

  • Chicken, Peanut, Noodles

Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken

Chicken, peanut noodles are truly packed with classic Asian flavors that your family or friends are sure to go nuts (no pun intended) over, so try this recipe via Skinny Taste.

  • Not for Vampire Noodles

Asian Garlic Noodles

Garlic noodles may not be the ideal choice for date night, but they are another classic dish that you are going to love having the pleasure of whipping up in your home kitchen. This recipe at Damn Delicious is a great place to start.

  • A Classic

Chicken chow mein is a quintessential menu staple at restaurants everywhere. With this Delish recipe, you will be able to produce a noodly twist on the classic recipe that is sure to leave those lucky enough to taste it very impressed.

It would be even awesome to fry with a Frying Wok.

  • Dragon Noodles: The Name Alone Should Sell You

Dragon Noodles

The name alone should sell you on this noodle dish on Budget Bytes and rest assured that it is more than just a cool name. Dragon noodles are loaded with flavor, and will go fast around your dinner table.

  • Beef, Broccoli, and More!


Beef and broccoli is a classic dish that usually is not actually served with noodles. By why deprive oneself when you can have even more of a good thing, right? This recipe is well, delicious, and easy to make, meaning it’s a great option even for chefs that are lacking experience.

  • Sweet and Savory (Pineapple Fried Rice!)

Pineapple Fried Rice

This recipe from Healthy Nibbles and Bits is sweet, savory, and perhaps above all else, it is also very easy to prepare.

If you are looking for a delicious treat that you can have ready in under thirty minutes, look no further than this.

  • Carb Free

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower offers a very low carb, basically calorie-free alternative to traditional rice. Chefs on a diet will be sure to love this twist to a classic dish by Iowa Girl Eats!

  • Kimchi Fried Rice: You’ll Wish You’d Heard of it Sooner!


You may not have heard of Kimchi rice before this, but you will wish that you did when you get a load of this recipe from Pinch of Yum.

Eggy, and loaded with flavors, you will find that Kimchi rice provides a unique and very satisfying flavor to your dining table.

  • For When You are Feeling Crabby

Crab Fried Rice


Crab is delicious. Fried rice is delicious. Put them together and you get this recipe from The Woks of Life, a combination that won’t be beaten.

  • Peanut Sauce

Peanut Sauce Fried Rice
Vegan Richa

There is a sweet, salty flavor to a good peanut sauce that just can’t be beaten. You are just going o love the combination of flavors that this recipe provides!

  • Ramen Bun Burger

Courtesy of Kitch Me, this recipe represents something of a departure from the other options on this list, but hey, a noodle is a noodle, right?

The ramen bun burger is easy to make and delicious to eat. Need we say more?

  • A Bowl of Goodness

Honey Sriracha Chicken Recipe

If you are like us, you can’t get enough Sriracha, or, for that matter, honey, in your life. This delicious noodle bowl from Carl’s Bad Cravings provides the optimal combination of both.

  • A Colorful Plate is a Healthy Plate

Rainbow Stir-Fry

This dish from Vegetarian Times is both rich in flavor and nutrients, and it also has some pretty outstanding presentation value. To save over-night fried rice with a small-size refridge.

  • Everyone Loves Lo Mein

Chicken Lo Mein


It’s true. Everyone does love Lo Mein, and now you can impress all of them with a homemade batch from Dinner Then Dessert that can’t be beat.

  • For the Carnivores

Sesame Flank Steak with Asian Noodles

Last but not least, where are our steak eaters at? This last recipe on Certified Angus Beef is a delicious way to combine two wonderful culinary worlds together. If you like steak, and you like noodles, you’re going to absolutely love this. One can grill beef with Rotisserie.


And that is that. Is your mouth watering yet? Because ours are. We know that now that you have read this list of remarkable recipes you have a lot of cooking ahead of you, but before you fire up that stove and start mincing some garlic we do have a favor to ask of you.

If you like what we have put together here, please let us know by telling us what your favorite recipe was in the comments section below!

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