Our Favorite Fried Rice


Our Favorite Fried Rice

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March 29, 2017

Our Favorite Fried Rice


1.5 cups dry white or brown rice

2 tablespoons peanut oil

1 -2 cippollini, chopped

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/2 cup carrots, chopped

1 tablespoon butter

1.5 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon plum vinegar or rice vinegar

fish sauce (optional)

1 - 2 heads bok choi, chopped

1 1/2 cups chopped spinach

3 eggs

1/4 cup roasted peanuts (optional)


1In a saucepan bring water to a boil. Stir in rice. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

2 Meanwhile, heat peanut oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Add cippollini onion and pepper flakes, to taste. Cook until onions soften, stirring occasionally.

3 Next add carrots. Cook until carrots soften.

4 Increase heat to medium-high and stir in cooked rice butter, vinegar and soy sauce (and fish sauce). Stir-fry for a few minutes minute.

5 Add spinach and bok choi, cook 1 minute more.

6 Crack eggs and mix into rice mixture until cooked. Remove from heat.

7 Garnish with peanuts, if desired.