Kielbasa Fried Rice


A bit of Polish mixed with an old Filipino favorite. A terrific way to use up left-over rice. Definitely a favorite at my apartment! Be sure to use rice that is cooked the previous day. Fresh rice will ruin this recipe and make it mushy. Add more veggies for variety.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 large onion, diced

  • 3 large carrots, shredded

  • ¼ head cabbage, shredded

  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1 (16 ounce) package kielbasa sausage, cut into 1/2 inch dice

  • 3 cups cooked white rice

  • soy sauce to taste

  • 3 eggs


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in onions; cook until soft and translucent. Stir in carrots, cabbage, and garlic; cook until garlic begins to brown. Stir in kielbasa; cook until heated through, about 3 minutes

  2. Crumble rice with hands to break up clumps. Then stir rice into skillet. Heat through, then stir in soy sauce. Beat 1 egg, and mix thoroughly into rice. One at a time, beat and stir the remaining 2 eggs into the rice. Cover, reduce the heat to medium low, and cook 10 minutes, stirring often.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

473 Calories
28g Fat
39g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 473
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 143mg 48%
Sodium 1055mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 23mg 113%
Calcium 71mg 5%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 542mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.