Saturday, May 25

Chinese Style Basic Fried Rice


Fried rice is a Chinese Resturant staple. Served often alongside meals or as a main course with a protein added. Adding proteins such as chicken, pork, beef, shrimp, or tofu is easy. Just finely chop 1 cup and sauté until fully cooked, then fold into the rice alongside eggs! Now you can make any fried rice you want!

Serves 4-6
Full time: 20 minutes

You will need:

1 egg
2 cups white rice, cooked (I actually use the bag-n-boil cooks in 10 minutes)
1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped
1/4 cup carrot, finely chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp soy sauce

Let us begin:

Place cooked rice in a sauté pan and let sit a minute or two to slightly dry.

Turn heat to medium high.

Mix in green onions and carrots.

Mix in vegetable oil and soy sauce. Stirring evenly to coat the rice into a consistent color.

Allow this to cook, stirring often for 3-4 minutes until you hear a nice sizzling sound.

Reduce heat to medium and push rice to the outer edges.

Whisk egg until light and fluffy.

Pour into the whole into middle of the rice.

Stir egg and rice together to coat rice and create a slightly sticky, gooey texture.

Allow to cook until egg has fully cooked, roughly 3-5 minutes. Stirring often.

The rice is now ready to serve, plate up and serve immediately.

Here is a fun trick to really wow the crowd.

Place rice in a bowl and gently push down and level off.

Top with a plate and hold the together, flip over.

Gently tap bowl and lift straight up, you'll get a nice molded rice.

Serve and enjoy!