America's Test Kitchen Simple Fried Rice

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Total Time
30 mins
10 mins

America’s Test Kitchen; important to use chilled rice. Hot or even warm rice will turn out mushy.

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  1. Heat 1 ½ teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until shimmering.
  2. Add in eggs; cook without stirring until just beginning to set, about 20 seconds.
  3. Continue to cook eggs, stirring constantly, until eggs are cooked through but not browned, about 1 minute; transfer to a small bowl; set aside.
  4. Add remaining 2 ½ tablespoons oil to skillet; return to high heat until just smoking.
  5. Add in peas and garlic; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  6. Add in rice, meat, soy sauce, and oyster sauce; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is heated through, about 3 minutes.
  7. Stir in bean sprouts, scallions, and reserved cooked eggs; cook until heated through, about 1 minute.
  8. Serve immediately.