Quick Fried Rice
2 cminute premium rice, cooked & refrigerated
2 Tbspsesame oil
2 Tbspsoy sauce, low sodium
2 largegreen onions
1 largecarrot, diced
1 smallyellow onion, diced
1 cfrozen peas
1 ccabbage, diced
1 1/2 cchicken, beef, pork (diced) or small whole shrimp
1 can(s)water chestnuts **optional**
1 can(s)bamboo shoots **optional**
How to Make Quick Fried Rice
- Make the rice according to package instructions and place in refrigerator for a few hours or overnight to cool completely.
dice chicken, beef or pork into pea sized cubed pieces and add 1 T. soy sauce and refrigerate alongside rice.
- In the meantime dice all the veggies listed into small chunks close to the same size as the frozen peas. This allows for them to all cook evenly.
When the rice has cooled completely you may begin making the fried rice.
- Push the veggies to one side of skillet and add beef, chicken, pork or shrimp and cook 2-3 minutes push into veggies and push aside in pan then add the cold rice to the hot skillet and stir fry for 5-7 minutes letting the rice stick slightly before moving around in the skillet.
*Tip* Use any leftover precooked meat for this recipe to cut a bit of cooking time.
- Once heated and slightly browned a bit move the rice, meat & veggies to one side of the skillet and add the egg scrambled with soy sauce it will cook quickly so move around to scramble then stir into rice when texture becomes cooked through.
Add additional 2-3T soy sauce & a drizzle of sesame oil to finish the rice and garnish with green onion ends.
This makes for a really great lunch!