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Fried Takeout Rice

Break out your takeout white rice and turn it into stir-fried deliciousness.

food

Fried Takeout Rice

Break out your takeout white rice and turn it into stir-fried deliciousness.

Ingredients

  • Peanut oil
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • Ginger, peeled and grated
  • Leftover rice
  • 1-2 eggs
  • Sesame oil
  • Soy sauce

Steps

  1. Heat a large wok over high heat.
  2. Add some peanut oil, followed by the carrots and broccoli.
  3. Add the leeks and cook until aromatic, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add ginger and garlic and toss to combine.
  5. Stir in the leftover rice, adding more oil if needed. Once the rice is cooked through (warm/crispy in places), lower the heat.
  6. Make a well in the center of the rice and add a dab of oil.
  7. Add the egg, beating it with a fork until cooked, increasing heat if necessary.
  8. Add sesame oil and soy sauce, and serve!