Rice that has been cooked, allowed to cool completely, and then fried with an egg, meat or vegetables and soy sauce.
Pre-cooked rice which is fried in oil with egg, scallions, meat, seafood, and seasonings.
There are a variety of ways to prepare fried rice. Usually, the rice is cooked 2 or 3 hours ahead of time, before frying in oil. It is prepared with a variety of vegetables and meat.
boiled rice mixed with scallions and minced pork or shrimp and quickly scrambled with eggs
Fried rice is a popular component of Chinese cuisine. It originated as a home made dish from China, made from cold leftover rice fried with other leftover ingredients. It is sometimes served as the penultimate dish in Chinese banquets (just before dessert).