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Egg Fried Rice      HT    ACC   Chinese    30mins

Serves 4     Hot  Chi  Grains  Pork  Seafood  Vegetables   Alcohol  Accompaniment  Dairy Free 



275g/10oz Long Grain Rice


3 tbsp Vegetable Oil

4 Eggs

225g/8oz Back Bacon Rashers, cut into strips

3 Carrots, diced

8 Spring Onions, sliced

2 Garlic Cloves, crushed

175g/6oz Frozen Peas

200g/7oz Bean Sprouts

250g/9oz Peeled Prawns

4 tbsp Soy Sauce

4 tbsp Dry Sherry

1 teasp Honey

2 tbsp Sesame Oil



1. Bring a pan of lightly salted water to the boil, add the rice and 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil. Bring back to the boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes.


2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a wok or large frying pan. Beat the eggs lightly and pour them into the pan or wok, tipping it to make a thin omelette. Cook over a moderate heat until set, then turn the omelet onto a plate to cool.


3. Add the remaining oil to the pan and fry the bacon over a moderate heat until crisp.


4. Add the carrots to the bacon, reduce the heat and leave them to sauté gently for 5 minutes then add the spring onions, garlic and petit pois and continue to cook for a few minutes.


5. Rinse and drain the bean sprouts and add them to the pan. Turn up the heat, stir-fry them for 1 minute, then add the prawns.


6. Drain the rice, slice the omelette into thin strips and add to the wok. Add the soy sauce, sherry and honey to the pan, then add the sesame oil. Mix together thoroughly and stir-fry over a high heat for 5 minutes, or until the mixture is dry. Serve immediately.



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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


Freezing/Make ahead

Not suitable


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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