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Homemade fried rice – Mouth-watering side dish

Don’t you just love fried rice at your local Chinese takeaway store? Why not make your own homemade fried rice at home? This recipe contains…

Don’t you just love fried rice at your local Chinese takeaway store? Why not make your own homemade fried rice at home? This recipe contains everything you need to prepare a mouth-watering rice dish that will tempt you to a second and third helping.

Rice is a staple all over the world. However, this homemade fried rice recipe transforms otherwise ordinary rice into a real delicacy. It’s actually quite addictive.

With the perfect balance of veggies, soy sauce and spring onions, this homemade fried rice dish comes to life on your palate. Lastly, remember to add a beaten egg to the mix and you have one amazing side dish on its way to the table.

Prepare this fried rice recipe once and it will become a frequent menu request from your family. Luckily it takes only about 25 minutes to prepare if you have some cooked rice ready.

Homemade fried rice recipe

5 from 1 vote

Recipe by Msi Muzi Mathebula
Course: SidesCuisine: ChineseDifficulty: Easy

Servings

6

servings

Prep time

5

minutes

Cooking time

20

minutes

Total time

25

minutes

Ingredients

  • 224 g rice (cooked)

  • 20 ml oil

  • 12 g spring onion

  • 55 g vegetables

  • 1 egg

  • 10 ml soya sauce

Method

  • Break up the cooked rice to remove all lumps.
  • Divide the rice and other ingredients into two or more batches, depending on the size of the pan or wok.
  • Heat a small amount of oil, add the spring onions, and fry until almost done.
  • Add any raw vegetables and mix in.
  • Add the rice, stir-fry until it is hot, and lightly coat with oil.
  • Add any cooked vegetables and mix in.
  • Add soy sauce, if used, and salt.
  • Add beaten egg and mix in, stir-fry lightly to cook the egg, and then serve.

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