Fried Rice From Leftovers

Jane Whittaker


I have been making this for close to 30 years now and everything is in quantities that you like. You don't like one veggie, use something else.
I have used cooked leftover pork that was marinated in my asian marinade and grilled. Chicken works just as well.
If you like certainly raw pork and chicken is fine, just takes a little longer to cook.
I throw leftover cooked veggies in as well.
Tip for this is have everything prepped and by the stove because this cooks super fast.

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20 Min
10 Min


1 Tbsp
peanut oil
2 slice
14 oz
cooked pork or cooked chicken, cut into 1 inch cubes
5 large
scallions, chopped
1 tsp
ginger, minced
1 Tbsp
garlic from jar all ready minced
stalks celery, diced
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1 tp 2 tsp
1 large
carrot, grated
1 large
zuchinni, diced
1/2 small
each red and green bell pepper, diced
4 c
cooked rice, i like jasmine
1/3 c
soy sauce, use your own judgement on how much.
scrambled eggs

How to Make Fried Rice From Leftovers


  • 1Dice all your meats and veggies and put them beside the stove because this cooks so fast
  • 2In a wok or large sloped sided pan, heat oil, add bacon and cook til crispy.
  • 3Next add the pork and continue to cook until golden brown. Push the meat up the sides of the pan. Add the scallions, ginger and garlic, stir fry unti fragrant.
  • 4Add in the siracha, the rest of the veggies stir fry until they are starting to get hot.
  • 5Dump in your rice, soy sauce and scrambled eggs.
    Stir until heated through.

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About Fried Rice From Leftovers

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy