Thursday, April 7, 2011

Easy Cooking...

This recipe for fried rice works well with left- over rice. And if you omit the egg and chicken, it is a yummy vegetarian alternative. A few minutes in preparation and with practice this fried rice is ready within minutes.

Easy Fried Rice Recipe:


2 cups cooked rice
1/2 cup of green beans finely cut
1/2 cup finely diced carrot
2 tbsp finely chopped spring onions
2 tbs baby peas
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 eggs
1 cube stock ( vegetable or chicken)
salt and pepper to taste
 3 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 cup boiled chicken shredded ( optional)

1. In a wok, heat 1 tbsp oil and stir fry the beans, peas, carrots and boiled chicken with the stock cube crumbled, add a tsp of water if required. Fry for 4-5 minutes and set aside.
2. Whisk both the eggs with a dash of soy sauce, salt and pepper. Make an omelet with 1 tbsp oil , cook on both sides and place it on a chopping board. When cooled , roughly cut into small squares. Mix with the stir-fried vegetables.
3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in the wok and fry the spring onions, add the egg and vegetable mixture. Fry for 2 minutes and add the rice, mix lightly and sprinkle the soy sauce, salt and pepper.
4. Mix well, cover and cook for 5 minutes on low heat. The fried rice is done. Enjoy it with chili chicken.

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