Uploaded on Apr 30, 2010
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A favorite take-out food, this dish is delicious and fun to prepare and customize with your preferred ingredients. Fried rice makes a great entree or side dish.
Step 1: Beat the eggs
Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in your wok. Add the minced garlic and ginger and stir until they're softened, and then pour in the beaten eggs, scrambling gently.
Step 2: Fold in the rice
Coat your wok with additional oil and fold in the cold rice, stirring continuously until the rice grains are separated. Then add the soy sauce, a little bit at a time, until the rice is golden brown.
Step 3: Add the vegetables
Add the peas, carrots, and green onion, and mix thoroughly.
Add your favorite cooked meat or seafood for extra protein and flavor. Use drained, firm tofu, cut into cubes for vegetarian dishes.
Step 4: Continue cooking
Continue cooking over medium-high heat until the vegetables are tender. Season with salt and pepper.
Step 5: Serve the rice
Spoon the rice into bowls. Garnish it with additional green onion and soy sauce, and serve it with chopsticks.
Did You Know?
Chopsticks originated in China about 5,000 years ago.
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