Calamansi Fried Rice Recipe

Mix in your favorite veggies with this tangy fried rice dish!

Here’s a creative way to use up leftover rice: turn it into a rice salad with calamansi, olives, feta, and carrots. Serve it warm and pair it with chicken or pork! 

Calamansi Fried Rice Recipe

Roselle Miranda
Mix in your favorite veggies with this tangy fried rice dish!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4


Calamansi Fried Rice Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Small yellow onion chopped
  • 1/2 Cup carrots peeled, cubed
  • 1/2 green olives sliced
  • 4 Cup day-old rice
  • 2 teaspoons Calamansi Juice
  • 1/4 Cup feta cheese cubed, marinated
  • Salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Sweat onion until translucent. Add carrots and sauté until tender.
  • Add olives, and cook until heated through. Dump rice into wok. Season with calamansi juice, salt, and ground black pepper to taste. Toss to mix thoroughly.
  • Just before serving, toss in feta cheese. Recipe orginally published in the August 2015 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines.
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