Express Recipe of The Day: Egg Fried Rice

Posted: April 16, 2015 in Food and Drink
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Preparation time: less than 30 mins
Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins
Serves 4

– 1 egg
– 2 tsp sesame oil
– 2 tbsp vegetable oil

– long-grain rice (uncooked), cooked and left to go cold
– frozen peas , defrosted (rinse under warm water to do this quickly)
– 1spring onions, finely chopped
– 1-2 tsp soy sauce
– ground white pepper

1. Beat together the egg and sesame oil and put to one side.
2. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large frying pan. When it’s shimmering and almost smoking, add the rice and stir-fry for about 3-4 minutes until completely heated through.
3. Add the peas and spring onions. Stir-fry, turning the rice constantly around the pan, for about 3 minutes. Season well with soy sauce and pepper, then push to one side of the pan. Pour the beaten egg mixture into the other side and leave for about 10 seconds so it begins to set. Briskly swirl around the egg to break it up and then toss around with the rice. Stir-fry for a further minute and serve straight away.

Top recipe tip
You could include some extras like chopped ham, cooked prawns or sweetcorn, when adding the peas



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