This better than take out pork fried rice is going to be your new favorite rice recipe! Swap out the pork for chicken, turkey or beef if you like!
- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1 lb. ground pork
- 5 cups of cooked and cooled white (or brown) rice
- 1 1/4 cup of frozen peas, defrosted
- 4 scallions, chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
- 1/4 cup pineapple juice
- 1/4 cup bottled teriyaki sauce
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- sesame seeds for garnish (optional)
- Cook the rice according to the package directions and cool in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
- Heat up a wok or a large non-stick pan on high heat. Add 1 T. peanut oil and cook the beaten eggs until just set, about 2 minutes.
- Remove the eggs from the pan and add in another tablespoon of peanut oil. Add in the ground pork breaking up into small pieces until browned.
- Add 1/2 t. of salt and 1/2 t. of pepper to the pork and stir.
- Put the peas, scallions, ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, scrambled eggs and rice into the pan with the pork and cook for 3-4 minutes on high heat until all the ingredients are combined.
- Add in the pineapple juice and teriyaki sauce, stir a few times, then season with the additional 1/2 t. of salt and pepper to taste.
- Garnish with sesame seeds.
You can use ground beef, ground chicken, shredded chicken or any protein you like in this rice dish. You could also leave it out to make it a vegetarian meal. For a short cut, use a quart of rice from your favorite chinese take-out restaurant!
- Category: dinner
- Method: stove top
- Cuisine: Asian
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