Step 1: You will need
- 350 g pre-cooked long grain rice (refrigerated)
- 4 oyster sauce
- 2 soy sauce
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 4 peanut oil or vegetable oil
- 2 shredded carrots
- 4 frozen peas, thawed
- 1 spring onion, sliced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- salt and white pepper
- 1 wok
- 1 wooden spoon
Step 2: Fry the egg
Add a little oil to a hot wok, drop in the egg and stir rapidly to break it up.
Step 3: Add the garlic and rice
Add another drop of oil to the wok, followed by the garlic and the rice. Stir until well mixed.
Step 4: VIDEOJUG TIP
Refrigerated rice is used in this recipe because when rice is chilled, the grains don't tend to stick together. This makes it the perfect consistency for fried rice dishes.
Step 5: Mix the vegetables
Add the peas, carrots, and spring onions and mix thoroughly.
Step 6: Add the sauces and season
Add the oyster and soy sauces and season with salt and white pepper. Toss it all together and remove from the heat.
Step 7: Another useful tip
White pepper is the perfect choice to use with any Asian dish. Its special flavour goes well with this style of cooking.
Step 8: Serve
Spoon the egg fried rice into individual serving bowls and it is ready to serve. This egg fried rice recipe can be modified by using leftover vegetables or meat. It makes a perfect accompaniment to a wide range of fish and meat dishes.