A few months ago I came up with this familiar recipe (AKA Chinese fried rice) while trying to figure out what to do with the leftover rice in our refrigerator.
I always use my rice cooker and jasmine rice to make this recipe. I don't think the type of rice you use matters as much as making sure that you use cold rice. I tried it once with warm rice and it came out very mushy.
This meal is perfect for a quick weekday dinner.
If you try it, let me know what you think.
Recipe and Video
Prep Time: 4
Cook Time: 8
Keywords: fry entree vegan
Ingredients (Serves 4)
- 4 cups of cold rice
- ½ cup peas (best if thawed)
- ½ cup carrots, chopped (best if thawed)
- 1/3 cup red or white onion, chopped
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- ¼ cup soy sauce
Put vegetable oil in a large pan on medium heat. Add onion and cook for 2 minutes. Break up rice with your hands or fork and add to pan. Increase your heat to medium-high and cook for 4 minutes. Next, add in the peas and carrots. Continue cooking for 2 additional minutes and add soy sauce.
What's your favorite 15 minutes of less meal? Let me know in the comments below.
Song playing while cooking....
Teena Marie-Out On A Limb