The main secret ingredient in Fried Rice is Red Fish Sauce along with garlic.
Rice does not have to be cold for fried rice.
However for best results it's best to use cold rice and also use day old rice to make fried rice with.
Using cold day old rice for fried rice is best because it keeps the rice from sticking together and becoming mushy as well.
You can use warm rice and fresh rice for fried rice but for the best fried rice you should always use cold rice that is a day old.
Warm rice when used for fried rice may become mushy and not turn out as good.
I've always used cold day old rice to make my fried rice and it's always turned out just perfect.
Fried Rice Originated From China.
Fried rice is a dish of cooked rice that has been stir-fried in a wok or a frying pan and is usually mixed with other ingredients such as eggs, vegetables, seafood, or meat.
Also Fried Rice is often eaten by itself or as an accompaniment to another dish.