If you are ordering a Chinese takeaway or maybe you are looking to whip up some easy egg fried rice at home, you might be wondering how many syns egg fried rice has on the slimming world plan?
On average, egg fried rice has around 7-9 syns for a microwave packet like Uncle Ben's, for a takeaway tin foil you could be looking at anywhere up to 34 syns, making it a very high syn dish!
In our guide below, we will take you through why egg fried rice is so high in syns, some syn values of egg fried rice, a few syn values of other Chinese takeaway items and how to make your own slimming world friendly egg fried rice a home.
At 7-9 syns for a microwaveable rice portion and 34 syns for a takeaway version, egg fried rice is very high in syns, taking up well over half of your daily syn allowance and over double for your take out.
Egg fried rice is high in syns due to the oil used for frying the rice, especially in takeaway versions, for microwaveable packets become high in syns since the oil inside is used to help keep the rice grains separate.
The syn values of take out egg fried rice can vary according to where you get the rice from, we've listed some general syn values of microwaveable egg fried rice below however to help you compare.
At 34 syns for a tin foil, you might be shocked as to how many syns egg fried rice has when brought as a takeaway, this is due to the added oil during cooking, however.
We've listed some other syn values of Chinese takeaway items below to help you stay on track.
One way to reduce the syns in egg fried rice if you feel like Chinese is by making your fried rice at home!
We've listed a great slimming world friendly recipe below which is SYN FREE and serves 4!
To conclude, egg fried rice is a high syn dish, when brought as a takeaway you could be using up to 34 syns, and when eaten as microwaveable rice anywhere between 7-9 which is over half your daily syn allowance, this is due to the oil inside of the rice.
For saving syns, we recommend making your own syn free egg fried rice at home which has much less oil and is super easy to make!