Foodie Friday – Christy’s Fried Rice

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Another very yummy and simple dinner. Christy made this recipe a few weeks ago and it instantly became a family favourite, and it’s a great way to use up extra rice.

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Ingredients

2 Tbl olive oil

1 tsp sesame oil

4 eggs, well beaten

4 Spring onions or shallots, chopped

1 red capsicum or 1 carrot, diced

4 cups cooked brown rice

1/2 cup frozen peas

1/2 cup frozen corn

1 tsp minced garlic

1 tsp minced ginger

Soy Sauce – to taste, min 2 Tbl

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1. Heat large frying pan, add 2 tsp of olive oil. Pour in the eggs and cook like an omelette. Remove, set aside, and dice when cooled slightly.

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2. Add remaining olive oil to pan (I just use the same one). Add ginger, garlic, spring onion and capsicum.

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3. Cook for a few mintues.

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4. Add the sesame oil and rice and cook until rice is heated through.

5. Add omelette, peas and corn. Cook for a few mins until heated through.

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6. Stir in soy sauce.

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7. Serve and enjoy.

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****  Recipe adapted from Ready, Steady, Spaghetii by Lucy Broadhurst – a really great book full of recipes suitable for kids.

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