Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice is a fried rice recipe with beef and cheese that's perfect for dinner

Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice

This Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice is the ultimate fried rice recipe! Beef, peppers, onions and lots of cheese are stirred into this perfect rice recipe!

Fried rice turns dinner time into fun time! Try our Classic Chicken Fried Rice too, or a fun Italian Fried Rice recipe! We’ve got lots more to pick from so let’s get started!

Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice is a fried rice recipe with eggs, beef, cheese and peppers

I mean just look at that bowl of fried rice. I don’t know a person alive who’d turn that down for dinner, or any meal! It’s almost like a cheesy rice recipe, with provolone cheese melted all through the rice…

Seriously guys. This fried rice is out of this world delicious.

How Do You Make Fried Rice?

Who doesn’t love fried rice? I can’t think of anyone, really. There’s so many different versions of fried rice recipes that you should be able to find one that pleases anyone.

We have tons of variations of fried rice recipes right here on our website. Some we listed up top there but there’s even more. Fall Fried Rice uses nuts and different kinds of squash or Chicken Fajita Fried Rice which is always the boys’ favorite.

Always a classic, BBQ Pork Fried Rice, or a better than take out Hibachi Fried Rice! You can even go low carb with this Cauliflower Fried Rice recipe!

Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice is a dinner recipe that is made in one skillet

So all you need to do to make fried rice is to pick a protein, like we’ve used beef here. Grab your vegetables like we have peppers and onions for this Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice Recipe.

Then your rice (don’t forget to see our tips below!) and a few seasonings and you’re on your way to a dinner recipe your whole family will love!

What Can You Substitute In This Fried Rice Recipe?

Pretty much anything you’ve got in your refrigerator! Just another reason why we love making dinner recipes like this, it’s so easy to dump everything into the wok and have it on the table in minutes.

Here’s some great swap out ideas!

• Rotisserie chicken or leftover chicken works great

• Sliced steak or ground pork instead of ground beef

• Keep the meat out for a vegetarian dinner!

• Add broccoli, cabbage or different kinds of vegetables instead of or in addition to the peppers

• Brown rice or cauliflower rice instead of white rice


Tips For Making The Best Fried Rice?

There are a few tips for making really delicious tasting fried rice at home. One is to make the rice ahead of time and let it cool in the refrigerator.

The rice will become firmer this way and the grains will separate making for a more authentic fried rice, not mushy fired rice that no one wants.

Another great tip is to grab a couple of containers of rice from your local Chinese take out place and use that instead of making your own rice.

We usually make our own and let it cool but whenever we have leftover rice from getting take out, you can be we’re making fried rice the next day.

Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice is a fried rice recipe that has the flavors of a philly cheesesteak

The last thing you need to do when you’re making fried rice is to use the right pan, typically a wok. If you don’t have a wok try and use a deep skillet so there’s a lot of surface area to come in contact with the food.

But let’s get back to all that cheesy fried rice…if that’s not a comfort food dinner to you then I don’t know what is. Literally, I could eat this Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice about once a week.

Like I said before, you can swap out cauliflower rice for regular rice too, so if your following a low carb diet this recipe is going to be a go to on your list.

Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice is a fried rice recipe with beef and cheese that's perfect for dinner

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Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice is a fried rice recipe with beef and cheese that's perfect for dinner

Philly Cheesesteak Fried Rice

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: dinner
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: American


This super tasty fried rice recipe has all the flavors of a Philly Cheesesteak! This is a dinner recipe the whole family will ask for again and again!


2 tablespoons canola oil, divided

4 eggs, beaten

1 pound ground beef

1 cup diced green peppers

1 cup diced red peppers

1 cup diced onion

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

4 cups cooked, cooled rice

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1/4 cup soy sauce

1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

1 teaspoon kosher salt

Black pepper to taste

1 1/2 cup shredded provolone or mozzarella cheese

1/4 cup chopped scallions, for garnish


Spray a wok or large skillet with cooking spray, then set over medium-high heat.

Add the eggs and scramble until cooked through, then remove to a plate.

Add the oil to the wok and cook the ground beef until no pink remains, about 5-7 minutes. Remove the beef from the wok and drain.

Add the other tablespoon of oil to the wok along with the onions and peppers. Cook for 7-8 minutes until they have softened, then add the garlic and cook for a minute more.

Add the beef, peppers, onions and eggs back to the wok along with the cooked rice.

Turn the heat down and stir in the Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt and pepper to taste.

Add the shredded cheese and stir into the warm rice until the cheese is melted.

Garnish with chopped scallions and serve immediately.

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