Perfect Fried Rice

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"It's not only super easy to make but also SO adaptable based on what ingredients are hanging out in your fridge"

...Beef fried rice, veggie fried rice or even hot dog fried rice (don't knock it until you try it!)

You can add your own spin to fried rice which makes it such an amazing dish - we will teach you how to cook the tasty foundations which you can build on!

 

INGREDIENTS:
  • 3 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • Salt
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 3 spring onions, thinly sliced, white and green parts divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp. peeled and crushed ginger (from a 2.5cm piece) 800 g 
  • Cooked long grain rice (preferably leftover
  • 115 g frozen peas
  • 3 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce 

 

PREP: 10 MINS
COOK: 20 MINS
DIFFICULTY: Easy
SERVES: 3 - 4

METHOD:

  1. Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat until very hot, about 2 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon oil.
  2. Beat egg with 2 teaspoons water and a large pinch salt and add to skillet. Cook, stirring to form large soft curds, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a plate. 
  3. Return skillet to high heat and add 2 tablespoons oil, the carrots, and whites of the spring onions. Cook until lightly golden, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 minute.
  4. Add rice, peas, and cooked eggs to skillet. Pour in soy sauce and cook, stirring until heated through, 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper and stir in the remaining spring onions.

 

Delish, March 2018

 

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