Easy Fried Rice
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Basic, easy and fast — a tasty way to use up leftover rice. Make it a main dish by stirring in cooked chicken or shrimp.*
cooking spray2 spray(s)
egg(s)2 large, lightly beaten
uncooked carrot(s)1 cup(s), shredded
uncooked scallion(s)1 cup(s), sliced, divided
cooked white rice3 cup(s)
frozen green peas½ cup(s), thawed
low sodium soy sauce¼ cup(s), or to taste
- Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; warm pan over medium-high heat. Add eggs; tilt pan so that eggs cover bottom.
- When eggs start to set, break them up into pieces with a heat-proof spatula or wooden spoon. Cook until eggs are cooked through, about 1 minute more; remove eggs from skillet and set aside.
- Off heat, recoat same skillet with cooking spray; set over medium-high heat. Add carrots and all but 2 tablespoons scallions; sauté until carrots are crisp-tender, about 2 to 3 minutes.
- Stir in cooked rice, peas and soy sauce; cook until heated through, stirring once or twice, about 1 minute. Gently stir in cooked egg and remaining scallions; heat through. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.