Learn how to make Pork Fried Rice the easy way with this simple, better than take-out Pork Fried Rice Recipe. Made with just a few ingredients and packed with flavor, this dinner is is a real crowd pleaser.
Course: Lunch or Dinner
Keyword: fried rice, pork fried rice
3eggs whisked lightly
1small onion diced
1 ½cupsfrozen vegetablescarrots, peas, corn, etc.
4cupscooked and chilled white rice
Salt and pepper
Sesame seedsfor garnish
Sliced green onionsfor garnish
Heat a wok or large, deep skillet over medium-high heat and add a teaspoon of olive oil.
Whisk in the eggs and cook, stirring often, until set. Transfer to a plate.
Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the skillet, then add the ground pork and season with salt and pepper. Cook pork until no longer pink; about 5-6 minutes. Drain and transfer to the plate with the egg.
If needed, add a tablespoon of olive oil to the pan. Add onion to the pan and cook until translucent; about 2 minutes, stirring often to avoid burning. Stir in garlic, then add frozen vegetables and cook until heated through. Season with a pinch of salt.
Add cold rice to the skillet and stir to combine with the vegetables. Press down into the pan to brown the rice lightly for a couple of minutes, then stir and repeat a few times.
Return the pork and scrambled egg to the skillet and stir to heat through.
Remove from heat, then stir in 1-2 tablespoons of soy sauce. Use more or less based on your liking.
Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions and serve immediately.
Store leftovers in a tightly sealed container for up to 3 days. Microwave to reheat.
Feel free to use any vegetables you like, frozen or fresh. If using fresh veggies, be sure to steam them first so they are soft. For a little extra flavor, use butter instead of olive oil.