…fried rice!! I usually don’t like fried rice because it’s dry or salty or a bad combo of both. Tonight, however, I was making some Asian inspired chicken tenders when I was like “crap, I only have Mexican flavored rice in the pantry. Oh, what to do?” So, I pulled out a cookbook to get a general idea of what I was working toward. 20 minutes later, I had yummy, homemade fried rice. I’m writing the recipe down so I don’t forget it. This was DEFINITELY an improv recipe, but really good!
(Makes 2-3 Servings – depending on how hungry people are!)
1 Cup White Rice (Cooked)
1 Cup Green Peas (frozen are best, but let them sit while you cook the rice to thaw some)
1 TBSP Cooking Oil (any will do, canola, vegetable, etc.)
2 TBSP Sesame Oil
~2TBSP Soy Sauce
~3 TBSP Diced Onion
1 Beaten Egg
Put the cooking oil in a pan and heat on high until the oil swirls easily in the pan. Toss in the green peas and onions and cook until heated through. Once they are heated through, add the sesame oil and soy sauce. Mix together and add the cooked rice and egg. Toss ingredients together until the eggs are cooked and the ingredients are well blended.
That’s it! You could add some cooked chicken, pork, or shrimp and make it the meal. I was just really excited about how it turned out. No pictures of it because we ate it all!! HA!