Special fried rice. Time poor? You can still whip up a delicious dinner for your family with this fried rice recipe. Loaded with chicken, shrimp and plenty of vibrant veggies, this rice dish can be prepared with minimal effort. Top with plenty of spring onions or scallions for more nutrition and color.
Fact: Rice is the most versatile grain on the planet. You just need your imagination to create a delicious dinner or a delectable dessert with this humble yet beautiful grain. And yes, I’m talking about the kind of meals that can be whipped up easily in a matter of minutes.
This special fried rice is essentially a smart version of your favorite chicken or egg fried rice. It’s simple, highly nutritious, and super delicious. The first time I made this fried rice dish was several months ago when I wanted to whip up a dish that incorporates different kinds of protein. And this recipe just turned out to be perfect. It’s the kind of meal you can prepare when you’ve plenty of leftovers in your fridge. The right kind of recipe to bring everything together in a delicious dish.
Apart from the deliciousness factor, the one special thing that makes it amazing is customization. You can choose your favorite protein (chicken, shrimp, ham), and load it with seasonal veggies. My favorites are chicken and shrimp mixed with green beans, carrots and peas. The best part is there are no rules when it comes to the ingredients you need in your rice. Freestyle with whatever you have on hand.
How to make special fried rice
Start with heating up your wok or a large frying pan. Just be sure the heat is on high as the cooking process is going to be really quick. Swirl the pan with a little oil followed by sautéing the onions until they are soft and translucent. Next up, a quick stir fry of garlic.
Now, the vibrant veggies are stir fried until crisp tender. Move everything to one side, and break two eggs on the other side of the pan. Using a spatula, scramble and cook them perfectly before stirring with the rest of the ingredients.
Now it’s time to stir fry the key ingredient rice with the rest of the mixture. As for the sauces, a dash of soy sauce, white vinegar and sesame oil are all need to flavor this very special fried rice.
And done. Amazingly flavorful fried rice for any day of the week.
More fried rice recipes:
- Thai Chicken Fried Rice
- Indonesian Nasi Goreng
- Tuna Fried Rice
- Egg Fried Rice Indian Style
- Japanese Garlic Fried Rice
- Indian Chicken Fried Rice – Restaurant Style
- Vegetable Fried Rice – Indian Style