Chinese-American Fried Rice

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne


Add chicken or pork if desired. This time I added left-over pork, but usually, I just like it without meat.

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30 Min
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4 Tbsp
peanut oil
large eggs, beaten
medium white onion, minced
3 clove
garlic, minced
3 Tbsp
minced peeled fresh ginger
2 c
cooked regular long-grain rice
2-1/2 Tbsp
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
dark sesame oil
1/4 c
dry sherry
scallions, white and green parts, thinly sliced on the diagonal
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

How to Make Chinese-American Fried Rice


  • 1Heat 1 Tablespoon peanut oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the eggs and stir to scramble for 1-2 minutes or until fluffy. Set aside.
  • 2Add remaining 2 Tablespoons oil to a wok or skillet, and heat over medium heat until the oil is rippling, about 1 minute.
  • 3Add the onion, garlic, and ginger and stir-fry until the mixture is aromatic but not browned, about 1 second.
  • 4Add the cooked rice, soy sauce, sesame oil, and sherry and stir-fry for 2 minutes, breaking up any lumps of grains and blend the mixture well. Stir in the scallions and stir-fry, tossing quickly but gently for 10 seconds.
  • 5Add the previously scrambled eggs, mix all together and season with salt and pepper.

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About Chinese-American Fried Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Regional Style: Asian

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