Hey Jude's Note:
Make sure your rice is cold with this recipe, if it's warm or hot the grains will stick together. I use leftover chinese carry-out rice to make this and vary the ingredients according to what I have on hand.
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- 2 cups cold cooked long-grain white rice
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup salad oil
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and diced
- 1/4 lb mushroom, chopped
- 1/2 lb cold cooked ham or 1/2 lb cooked chicken or 1/2 lb cooked turkey or 1/2 lb cooked pork, diced (about 1 1/2 C.)
- 1/2 cup dry roasted salted peanut
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1Rub cooked rice with wet hands so all grains are separated; set aside.
- 2In a small bowl, lightly beat together eggs and salt.
- 3Place a wok over medium heat; when wok is hot, add 1 tablespoon of the oil, when oil is hot, add eggs and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft curds form; remove from wok and set aside.
- 4Increase heat to medium-high and add 1 tablespoon more oil to wok.
- 5When oil is hot, add onion and garlic, stir-fry until onion is soft, then add bell pepper, mushrooms, ham and peanuts.
- 6Stir-fry until heated through, about 2 minutes; remove from wok and set aside.
- 7Pour remaining 2 tablespoons oil into wok, when hot, add rice and stir-fry until heated through, about 2 minutes; stir in ham mixture and soy, add eggs; stir mixture gently until eggs are in small pieces.
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Nutritional Facts for Fried Rice with Ham and Peanuts
Serving Size: 1 (302 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 840.3
- Calories from Fat 367
- Total Fat 40.8 g
- Saturated Fat 8.4 g
- Cholesterol 159.0 mg
- Sodium 955.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 85.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
- Sugars 3.5 g
- Protein 33.9 g