Fast fakeaway fried rice

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Ideal for days when the fridge needs a clear out, use whatever vegetables you have

Fast fakeaway fried rice

SERVES

4

PEOPLE

PREP TIME

5

MINUTES

COOKING TIME

12

MINUTES

CUISINE

COURSE

Main

Method

  1. Fry your onions in some oil over a hot heat for a few minutes and then add your garlic and chilli.

  2. Season the onions, garlic and chilli with some salt. Fry for a further 3-4 minutes.

  3. Now add in your strips of chicken/tofu/veg/prawns and fry for at least 5 more minutes or until a little golden. If raw, be sure to cool them through.

  4. In a little dish, you can mix up your soy sauce, honey, and fish sauce or shrimp paste.

  5. Add your rice, any extra veg, tomato and your sauce to the pan. Stir it all together and fry for another minute or two until everything is cooked and piping hot. Taste and add seasoning as desired.

  6. Serve with a freshly fried crispy egg.

    Photo by Momo King from Pexels

Ingredients

  • 1 onion- red/white/scallion/shallot

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • 1 red chilli or chilli flakes or chilli powder

  • 200g leftover protein bits- chicken/tofu/veg/prawns

  • Soy sauce

  • Honey

  • 1 tablespoons fish sauce or shrimp paste(optional)

  • 200g cooked cold rice (it is truly best to use less fresh rice)

  • 100g of empty the fridge veg- scallions, peas, cubed carrots, pak choi

  • 1 tomato or a few cherry tomatoes

  • Salt and pepper

  • Oil for frying

Method

  1. Fry your onions in some oil over a hot heat for a few minutes and then add your garlic and chilli.

  2. Season the onions, garlic and chilli with some salt. Fry for a further 3-4 minutes.

  3. Now add in your strips of chicken/tofu/veg/prawns and fry for at least 5 more minutes or until a little golden. If raw, be sure to cool them through.

  4. In a little dish, you can mix up your soy sauce, honey, and fish sauce or shrimp paste.

  5. Add your rice, any extra veg, tomato and your sauce to the pan. Stir it all together and fry for another minute or two until everything is cooked and piping hot. Taste and add seasoning as desired.

  6. Serve with a freshly fried crispy egg.

    Photo by Momo King from Pexels