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Egg Fried Rice

Egg fried rice is awesome! I love it. Not only is it really easy to make, it is also delicious. Usually associated with asian/chinese food, it also makes a great side to most dishes.

Egg Fried Rice

With it being asian, I wasn’t expecting to see so much of it in India. We went to India many years ago. I was only 9. I won’t tell you my age now but it’s a bit more then 9. So anyway, every single restaurant we went to was serving egg fried rice and they made such a big thing of it, so naturally we ordered it every time. It was so good. Like really really good.

Egg Fried Rice

This started my lifelong obsession with egg fried rice. I already love rice. I am telling you, I don’t need to worry about that whole pringles, once it pops you can’t stop business. My issue is rice. Once the pot opens, I am like a bee to honey. I can’t keep away. I could quite happily sit in the pot and eat my way out of a biryani.

I kind of assumed everyone was the same when I was younger and then I realised my sister, my own flesh and blood doesn’t like rice. What a betrayal. I mean, what’s her problem? What’s wrong with her? Lol ( I know, I hate saying LOL too but ya know..).

We are watching Madagascar today. It really makes me laugh. Like belly laugh. I feel like I know the characters. I love cartoons/animations. Shrek is just pure genius. However, when we watched it last week..my son got a little upset. It is actually kinda funny. Basically Fiona’s dad was dying. Her dad had turned into a frog and it was meant to be funny. I looked over at my son and he was really sad. So i paused it and spoke to him. Basically it reminded him of losing his grandfather. 🙁 So we had a little chat and then my hubby had a chat with him too. He was actually ok after we explained things to him a bit more. 

Back to the recipe, I hope you enjoy it and that this recipe will become a staple side in your house.

Egg Fried Rice

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 cups white rice cooked
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 eggs whisked
  • 150g frozen peas and carrots
  • 2 spring onions sliced finely

Instructions

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large wok or pot over a high heat.
  2. Add the rice and mix into the oil.
  3. Cook for 3 - 4 minutes or until rice begins to colour very slightly but isn't browned.
  4. Stir in the soy sauce, fish sauce and sesame oil and stir quickly to combine.
  5. Make a well in the centre of the rice and stir in the eggs. Scramble and stir through rice.
  6. Add the frozen carrots, peas and spring onions and stir in. Serve immediately.
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