Vietnamese Quick Pilaf

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes

This quick and easy recipe of pilaf is very popular in all Vietnamese families, especially when there is left-over rice.

Vietnamese Quick Pilaf Photo: @kkphuongg

Detailed Instructions


  • 2 sausages
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup of green peas or 1 1/2 cup of mixed frozen vegetable
  • 2 bowls of cooked rice
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp minced onions and garlic
  • 1 tbsp of soy sauce or fish sauce to taste


  1. Thaw the frozen cubed vegies and boil in about 2 minutes
  2. Slice sausages then fry.
  3. Whisk one egg, fry and cut in small threads.
  4. Heat oil into a pan, brown onion and garlic, and then stir fry rice until the rice is glossy
  5. Add egg and stir into the rice to make it turn into yellow.
  6. Add mixed vegies, sausage slides, and egg, salt and soy sauce or fish sauce, stir until all are well mixed and cooked.
  7. Put rice into a dish, sprinkle pepper and coriander. Enjoy hot or warm and better service with slices of cucumber.
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