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Easy Fried Rice

Easy Fried Rice is take-out style rice with loads of flavor that you can make yourself in just minutes! Great for using up leftovers too!!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 391kcal

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 large eggs, whisked
  • 12 ounce frozen peas and carrots
  • 2 tsp minced garlic, about 4 cloves
  • 4 cups long grain rice, cooked and chilled
  • 3 medium green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce, more or less to taste
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce, or fish sauce
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a large skillet*, over medium-high heat, melt 1 tablespoon of butter. Add the whisked eggs and scramble until almost dry about 2 to 3 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Transfer eggs to a plate.
  • Melt the remaining butter in the skillet. Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute until fragrant. Add the bag of frozen peas and carrots to the skillet, along with a pinch of salt and pepper and saute until heated thru. Stir in the rice, green onions, soy sauce, oyster or fish sauce to the skillet and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the eggs back to the skillet and stir to combine. Remove from heat and add sesame oil. Toss to combine.
  • Serve rice immediately or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 3 days.

NOTES

*Large Skillet - If you already own a large non-stick pan or wok, I recommend using it for this recipe. If not, you'll want to be vigilant with cooking and may need to add additional butter to keep the rice and eggs from sticking.

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 70.02g | Protein: 11.43g | Fat: 7.07g | Saturated Fat: 3.28g | Cholesterol: 80.34mg | Sodium: 879.33mg | Potassium: 272.75mg | Fiber: 3.23g | Sugar: 0.57g | Vitamin A: 5678.16IU | Vitamin C: 8.07mg | Calcium: 57.26mg | Iron: 1.98mg

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