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Storecupboard fried rice

Storecupboard fried rice

Published: March 25, 2015 at 3:08 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • A little effort
  • Serves 2

This recipe for storecupboard fried rice is really useful on those days when you're too busy to shop for specific recipes. You're likely to have everything you need for this recipe already, and it's ready in under 30 minutes. It's the perfect midweek meal

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal367
fat14.1g
carbs40.4g
fibre4.4g
protein18g
salt1.1g
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Use up leftovers with this storecupboard fried rice, then check out our chicken fried rice, pork fried rice and egg fried rice.

Ingredients

  • 100g frozen peas
  • for frying oil
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • a small chunk ginger, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2-3 slices ham or bacon, cut into pieces
  • 250g (use leftovers or a bag of microwavable rice) cooked rice
  • 1 egg, beaten with 2 tsp sesame oil
  • to serve chilli sauce or soy sauce

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the peas in a colander and pour over a kettle of boiling water to defrost.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a tbsp oil in a wok or large frying pan. Cook the spring onions for 2 minutes then add the garlic and ginger and cook for a minute. Stir in the ham and peas and fry for a couple of minutes (longer if you are using bacon). Add the rice and cook until heated through then tip in the egg and stir through until just set. Spoon into bowls and serve chilli sauce and soy on the side for seasoning.

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