Fast-fix fried rice

Fast-fix fried rice

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(66 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 7 mins Ready in 12 minutes

Easy

Serves 2

A great way to use leftovers, this is a super-speedy one-pan supper

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal355
  • fat11g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs48g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre6g
  • protein18g
  • salt1.81g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 2 rashers bacon, chopped
    Bacon

    Bacon

    bay-kon

    Bacon is pork that has been cured one of two ways: dry or wet. It can be bought as both rashers…

  • 175g mushrooms, sliced
    Mushroom

    Mushroom

    mush-room

    The mushroom is a fungus which comes in a wide range of varieties that belong to two distinct…

  • 200g frozen peas
    Peas

    Peas

    p-ees

    A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • small knob of fresh root ginger, grated
  • 2 tsp dark soy sauce, plus extra to serve
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 1 tsp sugar
    Sugar

    Sugar

    shuh-ga

    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • 250g cooked basmati rice

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan, then tip in the egg. Leave to set for 30 secs-1 min, swirling every now and again, then tip it out and finely slice. Add bacon and mushrooms to pan, then fry until golden, about 3 mins. Add peas, garlic and ginger, then cook for 1 min.

  2. Mix the soy sauce and sugar together. Turn up the heat, add the cooked rice to the pan, heat through, then splash in the sweet soy sauce. Stir through the egg and serve straight away, with more soy sauce if you like.

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123omnomnom
26th Oct, 2011
I would use sesame oil and season well before serving.
shaydee313
23rd Oct, 2011
5.05
Always a crowd pleaser, great!
audsie
20th Sep, 2011
4.05
This was a great quick meal. Also added chicken and more soy sauce and will also experiment with other ingredients next time. The idea to add the cooked egg at the end is fantastic as my youngest has an egg allergy and I just scooped some out for him before adding the egg.
scousesandwich
30th Aug, 2011
5.05
My flatmates and i quickly started cooking this regularly, although we seem to have left out the mushrooms along the way
flirtinflight
25th Aug, 2011
5.05
I knew my 2yr old would love it, but I was surprised how much I liked it too. I was expecting to have to add more soy sauce, but it was perfect as it was. Will make this a regular midweek quickie.
charlie21
12th Aug, 2011
Great recipie, although i did need to add a little more soy sauce. i i seved it with coconut crushed lime chicken and it went down really well. Will make again.
andy_writer
25th May, 2011
4.05
Good basis for experimentation. I was lucky and had some leftover char siew along with cooked rice so that went down a treat. Reading other comments about the dish being bland and lacking in moisture, here's what I do. I soak dried Chinese mushrooms, cut into small pieces and added towards the beginning of the recipe, and use the STRAINED soaking liquid to add to the rice towards the end of cooking (to avoid the gritty bits). Don't forget that this is fried rice and it should not be soggy.
caroline_dovecote
2nd Apr, 2011
5.05
changed the Soya Sauce for Sweet Chilli Sauce, added yellow peppers, left out the sugar. Great...
caroline_dovecote
2nd Apr, 2011
5.05
Changed the Soya sauce for Sweet Chilli and ginger sauce, lovely
alisondefries
5th Feb, 2011
5.05
This is a great leftover roast recipe. Using leftover meat from a roast instead of the bacon. I have used gammon, beef and pork so far & all have been really tasty. I also use rather more soy sauce than suggested.

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