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Mom's Fried Rice Recipe

Mom's Fried Rice Recipe

Feel free to add cubed chicken or steak to make this side a main dish. Pea pods also add some color and crunch. Carey Hunt, Portland, OR
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 8 bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 8 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups leftover cooked rice
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Pour egg into the pan. As egg sets, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. When egg is completely cooked, remove to a plate. Set aside.
  • 2. In the same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Saute mushrooms and onions in the drippings. Stir in the rice, bean sprouts, peas, soy sauce and bacon. Chop egg into small pieces; stir into the pan and heat through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 368 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 984 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer