Fried Rice

Fried Rice

Fried Rice


Makes 6 to 8 servings


3 cups water
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1-1/2 cups uncooked long-grain rice
4 slices uncooked bacon, chopped
3 eggs
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
8 ounces Barbecued Pork , cut into thin strips
8 ounces shelled deveined shrimp, cooked and coarsely chopped
8 green onions with tops, finely chopped
1 to 2 tablespoons soy sauce
Fresh chervil leaves for garnish


  1. Combine water and salt in 3-quart saucepan; cover. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in rice. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer until rice is tender, 15 to 20 minutes; drain.
  2. Cook bacon in wok or large skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently, until crisp; drain. Remove all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings from wok.
  3. Beat eggs with pepper in small bowl. Pour 1/3 of egg mixture into wok, tilting wok slightly to cover bottom. Cook over medium heat until eggs are set, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from wok.
  4. Roll up omelet; cut into thin strips.
  5. Pour 1/2 tablespoon oil into wok. Add 1/2 of remaining egg mixture, tilting wok to cover bottom. Cook until eggs are set. Remove from wok; roll up and cut into thin strips. Repeat with another 1/2 tablespoon oil and remaining eggs.
  6. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in wok over medium-high heat. Add ginger; stir-fry 1 minute. Add rice; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in eggs, bacon, pork, shrimp, onions and soy sauce. Cook and stir until heated through. Garnish, if desired.

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