Clean Eating Mexican Fried Rice
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Clean Eating Mexican Fried Rice

Looking for a Delicious Vegetarian Dinner that the Family will LOVE? Try this Amazing Clean Eating Mexican Fried Rice. A One Pot Wonder that's great for lunchboxes too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: Clean Eating, Vegetarian
Keyword: Clean Eating, Clean Eating Mexican Fried Rice
Servings: 6
Calories: 264kcal


  • 4 cups Cooked Brown Rice Cooked and Cooled
  • 1 red onion finely diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and finely chopped

Spice Mix

  • ½ tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp curry powder mild
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper


  • cup black beans I use a full 420g can of beans
  • 1 cup sweetcorn frozen or fresh
  • 1 cup carrots peeled and chopped


  • Cook Rice: If needed, cook Rice and set aside to cool. You will need 4 cups of cooked rice for this recipe.
  • Spice Mix: In a small bowl, mix together cumin, curry powder, tomato puree, salt, black pepper. Set Aside.
  • In a large fry pan or pot: Heat to medium temp. Add olive oil and onion. Fry for 2 minutes until onion softens.
    Add garlic and spice mix. Fry for another 1 minute, stirring to prevent sticking.
    Add Corn, beans and carrots PLUS 1 tablespoon of water (to help the spices mix through a little easier). Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the cooked rice and stir through.
  • Serve with salsa, guacamole and a dollop of sour cream.


NOTE: This makes a large amount that should be enough for 4 people plus extra 1 - 2 serves for lunch leftovers.


Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 449mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3713IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg