Firecracker Spicy Rice

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Step into the kitchen and prepare yourself for an explosion of flavors with our Firecracker Spicy Rice!

This dish is a thrilling ride for those who love to add a bit of excitement to their meals. Quick to prepare, irresistibly tasty, and with a kick that will keep you coming back for more, it’s the perfect way to turn up the heat on your dining table.

Let’s get started on this flavorful adventure!

Picture a side view of a bowl of Firecracker Spicy Rice, with its inviting buffalo sauce hue, dotted with green peas, orange carrots, and fluffy scrambled eggs. Sliced green onions top off the dish, standing out against a simple backdrop, hinting at a spicy, comforting experience.

Firecracker Spicy Rice Ingredients

Refer to the recipe card below for exact measurements.

  • Rice: The base of our dish, ready to absorb all the flavors.
  • Eggs: Adds richness and texture to our fried rice.
  • Butter: For that irresistible silky finish.
  • Peas and Carrots: A pop of color and a burst of nutrients.
  • Garlic: The aroma backbone, infusing our dish with depth.
  • Buffalo Sauce: The firestarter! Adjust the heat to your liking.
  • Brown Sugar: A sweet twist to balance the spice.
  • Soy Sauce: Brings umami and depth, tying all the flavors together.
  • Lime Juice & Green Onion: Freshness and zing to top off the dish.

How to Make Firecracker Spicy Rice

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  1. Cook the rice according to package instructions; set aside.
  2. Scramble the eggs in butter, then move them to a plate.
  3. In the same pan, sauté garlic, peas, and carrots; then blend in the rice.
  4. Stir in buffalo sauce, brown sugar, soy sauce, and mix well.
  5. Finally, incorporate the eggs, lime juice, and green onions. Serve hot!

This image shows Firecracker Spicy Rice up close, highlighting its spicy buffalo sauce-coated grains in red and orange hues. Green peas, orange carrots, yellow scrambled eggs, and green onion slices add a colorful and textured contrast, designed to convey the dish's vibrant appearance and rich flavors.

Tips and Notes

  • Rice Prep: For the best texture, use day-old rice or cool your freshly cooked rice in the fridge for a bit.
  • Custom Heat: Adjust the buffalo sauce to control the dish’s spiciness.
  • Variety: Feel free to add chicken or shrimp for a protein boost.

Storage and Leftovers

Firecracker Spicy Rice not only delivers in flavor but is also a champion of convenience when it comes to meal prep and storage.

  • Refrigeration: Store in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 4 days. Perfect for planning ahead or savoring the leftovers.
  • Freezing: This dish freezes well too! Just thaw overnight in the fridge before reheating.
  • Reheating: A quick zap in the microwave or a toss in a pan will bring it back to its fiery glory.

Get ready to set your taste buds ablaze with this Firecracker Spicy Rice. Whether it’s a busy weeknight dinner or a special weekend feast, this dish promises to be a showstopper.

What to Serve with Spicy Rice Recipe

Pairing Firecracker Spicy Rice with a chicken stir fry or beef stir fry enriches your meal with a variety of textures and flavors. Alternatively, chicken broccoli offers a lighter, yet equally satisfying option.

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An overhead shot of a vibrant bowl of Firecracker Spicy Rice, filled with colorful peas and carrots, chunks of scrambled egg, and sprinkled with green onions. The rice, tinged with the reddish hue of buffalo sauce, promises a spicy and savory experience. The texture appears perfectly fried, with some grains slightly crisped at the edges, nestled in a rustic bowl that complements the dish's bold flavors.
Yield: 6 servings

Firecracker Spicy Rice Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Firecracker Spicy Rice transforms your fried rice recipe into a mouthwatering feast with its bold buffalo sauce, succulent eggs, and a mix of peas, carrots, and savory spices. It's an exciting way to bring a spicy kick to family dinners.


  • 1 Cup Uncooked Rice
  • 2 Eggs beaten
  • 2 Tablespoons Salted Butter
  • 1 ½ Cups Frozen Peas and Carrots
  • 3 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • ½ Cup Buffalo Sauce such as Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo
  • 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Low-Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice
  • 4 Tablespoons Green Onions white and green parts sliced


  1. Cook 1 cup rice; cool it down.
  2. Scramble 2 eggs in 1 tbsp butter; set aside.
  3. Sauté 3 minced garlic cloves in 1 tbsp butter. Add 1½ cups peas and carrots; cook until tender.
  4. Add rice, ½ cup buffalo sauce, 2 tbsp brown sugar, and 1 tbsp soy sauce; mix well.
  5. Mix in eggs, 1 tbsp lime juice, and 2 tbsp green onions.
  6. Garnish with remaining green onions and serve.


  • Rice Prep: For the best texture, use day-old rice or cool your freshly cooked rice in the fridge for a bit.
  • Custom Heat: Adjust the buffalo sauce to control the dish's spiciness.
  • Variety: Feel free to add chicken or shrimp for a protein boost.
  • Nutrition Information



    Serving Size


    Amount Per Serving Calories 253Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 84mgSodium 704mgCarbohydrates 36gFiber 1gSugar 6gProtein 9g

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