Fried Rice

Needed a quick dinner for the others in the house tonight, and this fits the bill, on the table in just over 20 minutes..

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This is another recipe that I’m surprised to find in this book, so I had to make my regular call to my gran, and she does not remember having savoury rice dishes even back in the 1970’s. This probably is a recipe added in the later 1967 edition. She only ever remembers making rice pudding so will need to give that a go soon!!

This is quite a good recipe for using up those last bits of things in the fridge! I guess you could adapt and add anything else you have lurking about; peppers, celery, prawns, asparagus…

We do quite often have a stir fry or a rice one pot as I like to call them where I throw a bunch of stuff in the wok and mix with rice or noodles. I’ve never actually fried the rice, and I’ve never put an omelette into a stir fry. I know in the past I would have left the omelette out but am slowly getting over my egg dislike!

Nice and quick to make, I had quick cook rice so it was boiled in 12 minutes and then the rest only takes and about 10 minutes. I was serving this with some chicken that had been marinated in soy sauce.

I was halving this for one adult and one child, so when it came to putting the soy sauce in I didn’t think it was anywhere near enough, we all like quite a lot of soy sauce!! So I served the bottle on the table so they could add extra!

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This wasn’t actually for me but obviously I had to taste so I could give an opinion. All I can say is that I wish I was having this for tea! It’s a lovely quick and simple dinner that is perfect for midweek dinner. The other two loved it and plates were scraped clean!

Would I make this again? Yes, definitely

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