Fried rice is a simple Asian dish. Such fried rice can be prepared as a vegetarian dish, then fried rice with vegetables or as a vegan dish, in this case it is fried rice without an egg. The recipe for fried rice is simple and quick to prepare.
Such rice is a nice variety for curries and vegetable salads. It is prepared in a wok or in a large frying pan, a cast-iron pot will also work. Fried rice is prepared quickly and literally without problems.
About Asian cuisine
Many Asian dishes are made using the stir fry method unknown in traditional Polish cuisine. Rice fried with eggs is one of the most popular Chinese dishes. However, it is not always possible to make it. Several nuances count.
Cantonese fried rice
Cantonese fried rice is an extremely simple and quick dish. We can use a lot of different ingredients in it – thanks to which it is different every time, and the wallets do not suffer when we use the remains of vegetables from the fridge. Use a large amount of vegetables – usually carrots, peas and string beans. If you do not want to cut and combine – a frozen mixture for Chinese dishes is great. For high hunger, you can add chicken or shrimp. Take the recipe as a base – it’s important to have the 4 most important ingredients: rice, soy sauce, sesame oil and eggs.
A simple recipe for fried rice
1 cup basmati rice
a piece of cabbage
2 spring onions
3 stalks of celery
4 garlic cloves
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp sesame
2 tbsp oil
2 eggs or ½ cubes of tofu
Cook the rice loosely. Peel carrots, cut into sticks. Cut the celery into slices. Crumble spring onion. Chop the Italian cabbage. Break eggs, salt and beat them. Mix with soy sauce. If you don’t use eggs, mash the tofu with a fork and mix with soy sauce.
Heat oil, put carrots in a frying pan for 1 minute, add celery, chopped cabbage and spring onions after a while. After 3 minutes, put in the rice and fry until it is hot. Pour the eggs and stir them vigorously to make them stick to the rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve warm.
What to remember
Depending on your preferences, you can take a bottle of soy sauce and add a few drops to the rice. The best thing about this fried rice is that we didn’t use a gram of salt or pepper, but many other spices give them a taste. Try adding vegetables, meat, shrimp and spices. Both ginger, turmeric, cumin and … cinnamon will work here. Experiment – fried rice can save your dinner more than once and be a great dish for every meal!
Fried rice is such a simple dish that you can freely compose the ingredients you add to it. We mentioned that rice, eggs, sesame oil and soy sauce are the basics. What else will you add to your exotic mix? How will your fried rice taste at home? It depends entirely on you. We wish you nothing but tasty experiments in the kitchen with your beloved fried rice!