Fried Rice⚓︎

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  • 2 cups uncooked rice
  • (optional) protein (chicken, shrimp, tofu, etc.), see notes below
  • finely chopped onion, carrots, broccoli
  • 1-2 bag(s) frozen oriental vegetables
    • or fresh Onion, carrots, and mushrooms cut in small diced
  • 1/2 bag frozen peas
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • (optional) 3g MSG or chicken bouillon powder
  • (optional) Hoisin Sauce (if using, replaces everything except soy sauce)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • (optional) ginger (~1 tsp ground)
  • (optional) toasted sesame seeds
  • (optional) 4 green onions, chopped
  • (optional) bean sprouts


  • Prep 2 cups of rice. Set aside
  • On medium-high heat with a small amount of sesame oil, cook the protein(s). Then set aside in a bowl
  • Microwave the frozen vegetables for less than the recommended time by at least 1 minute to avoid overcooking. Cut off a small corner of the bag and drain any liquid. Set aside in the bowl
    • If the vegetables can’t be microwaved, saute in a small amount of oil and drain before adding other ingredients
    • (If using fresh vegetables, saute them with the garlic)
  • In parallel, in a small non-stick pan, scramble the eggs
  • Heat the garlic and ginger until aromatic (~30s), then add the proteins and vegetables. Cook until warmed
    • Add the rice, soy sauce, Sriracha, sugar, and other seasonings and mix well
    • Mix in the eggs and optional toppings (green onion, beans sprouts, etc)

Notes on protein preparation⚓︎

  • For chicken, chop into small cubes and place into a bowl. Mix together salt, sugar, soy sauce, and oil and marinate for 15 minutes.
    • Boneless chicken thighs (~1/3 lb)
    • Marinade: 2g salt, 4g sugar, 10g soy sauce, 5g oil