Fried rice is usually served as an accompaniment and is a great way of using up left-over rice and other items. This quick and easy recipe explains how to make plain egg fried rice, and goes on to suggest variations.
We told you it was easy, didn't we?
Now that you have mastered the basic egg fried rice, why not try one of these variations? All you need to do is add these extra ingredients at step 6, ensuring that they are sufficiently heated through before proceeding onto step 7.
These are just suggested recipes, so if you find you want more of one thing, or less of another, it's easy to change!
Chicken Fried Rice 2 medium-sized chicken breast fillets, pre-cooked and diced/roughly shredded 75 g peas 75 g sweetcorn Garnish with a small drizzle of sesame oil and a sprinkling of toasted sesame seeds
This differs from kitchen to kitchen, but here is our version:
Special Fried Rice 50 g char siu barbecue pork, diced 50 g cooked chicken breast fillet, diced 50 g small prawns, pre-cooked 75 g peas 75 g diced carrot Your very own "Special Fried Rice"!
We hope that you have been inspired by our fried rice recipes, but remember; most of the time, you do not need a recipe for fried rice - just use up whatever leftovers you have, or any ingredients that you feel like eating.