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EASY FRIED RICE RECIPE

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First cook some rice.  Either white or brown. Set aside for later.  You can also use leftover rice from the night before or cook it way ahead.  I cook 1 cup of uncooked rice to 2 cups of water for this recipe.

 

 

Dice up the following and set aside.

  • 1 small onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 celery stalks

In a deep saute pan I first cut up about 6 slices of bacon and fry in sesame oil until almost done.  I then add the diced onion, carrot and celery.  Saute until onions, carrots and celery are well cooked.

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In a small bowl scramble 2 eggs.  I push the cooked vegetables to one side of the pan and pour the eggs in and scramble.

Next add your cooked rice. Mix well.  Add the following spices:

  • 1 to 2 Tablespoons of sugar, depending on how sweet you like it
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoons ginger powder
  • crushed red peppers
  • about 2 tablespoons of soy sauce.  Add a little more if rice seems too dry. Add diced meat or shrimp if making this as a main dish.

Mix everything well and then add about a cup of frozen peas.  2 cups of shredded cabbage and 2 green onions diced. Cover and steam on low until cabbage and peas are cooked, about 10 minutes.  You can keep this on low on your stove until ready to serve.

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