Easy Egg Fried Rice

cheap, quick, easy, variable to suit taste

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Step 1:

  • Boil one cup of rice (easy cook is probably better) with half a stock cube (I use chicken most of the time but it works well with ham).
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  • Step 3:

  • While thats happening, beat one small egg in a cup,
  • Step 4:

  • chop 2 hand fulls of mushrooms into small chunks,
  • Step 5:

  • Cut as many bits of bacon as you like into strips (3’s usually plenty I think),
  • Step 6:

  • And dice one small onion.
  • Step 7:

  • Gently pan fry mushrooms, onion and bacon.
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  • Step 9:

  • After you’ve drained the rice, don’t add it back to the pot just yet. Mix a tin of drained peas into the rice (sweetcorn also works well if you use the ham stock cube).
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  • Transfer everything from the frying pan into the pot with roughly 1 tbl sp of the oil.
  • Step 12:

  • Add the rice and move it all down to one side of the pot – return to a medium heat.
  • Step 13:

  • Using a fork to mix, slowly pour the eggs in bit by bit, working it into the rice slowly.
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  • Step 15:

  • More stock can be added if needed as well as salt and pepper to taste.
  • Step 16:

  • One you have all the egg worked in, High heat for one two minutes while mixing vigorously.
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  • Step 18:

  • There you have it tasty egg fried rice.
  • Step 19:

  • I’ve tried this with many variations – you can add almost any flavours you fancy.