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Basic Chinese Fried Rice

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Here's a simple fried rice recipe. It's a great way to use leftover rice and other vegetables.
  Egg 1 Medium
  Leftover lamb 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, chopped
  Garlic clove 1 Medium, minced
  Snow pea 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Bok choy 1 Small, chopped
  Rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic oil 1 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Black pepper powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste)

1. Heat the wok until smoking. Drizzle oil into the wok.
2. Season with garlic and fry till golden.
3. Beat the egg in a bowl and add into the wok. Fry until done.
4. Add the meat into the wok and mix well with the egg.
5. Add the onion and continue to stir.
6. Next goes in sweet red pepper.
7. Lastly add the rice into the wok and fry with ingredients.
8. Sprinkle soy sauce over it and continue to cook in high heat.
9. Add the snow peas buds.
10. Stir in the bok choy and cook.
11. Drizzle sesame oil over it and turn off the heat.
12. Sprinkle salt and pepper as desired.

13. Transfer into a serving bowl and enjoy immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Rice, Egg
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Not sure what to do with leftover rice? A simple answer is to turn it into delicious Chinese fried rice that can be ready in minutes. A great combination of egg, lamb and varied vegetables makes this dish healthy and delicious not to forget rather economical. Serve this simple meal when you just can't think of what to make for dinner!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 914 Calories from Fat 286

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49%

Saturated Fat 9 g45.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 258.9 mg86.3%

Sodium 2903.4 mg121%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38%

Dietary Fiber 15.1 g60.3%

Sugars 19.7 g

Protein 48 g95.8%

Vitamin A 796.5% Vitamin C 807.4%

Calcium 102.9% Iron 70%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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