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Fried Rice Recipe

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This recipe for Fried Rice, by , is from A Southern Family's Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Courtney Wilson
Added: Monday, November 21, 2005


3 cups rice, cooked
Vegetable oil
Soy sauce
1/4 tsp. sugar
Garlic powder
1 egg, beaten
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1 (14 oz) can bean sprouts (optional)
Your choice of mixed vegetables, chopped.
Can also add 2 lbs. shrimp, peeled and deveined (optional)

Cook rice.
Combine 1/2 tsp. vegetable oil, 1/3 c. soy sauce, sugar and 1/4 tsp. garlic powder and set aside.
In a hot wok or skillet, scramble egg in a little oil. Remove from wok and drain on paper towel.
To wok, add 1 tblsp. oil and stir-fry shrimp with pepper, dash of garlic powder and garlic until shrimp turns pink. Transfer to bowl and set aside.
Add 2 tblsp. of vegetable oil to wok and stir-fry onions, garlic (if not using shrimp) and green onions until soft. Add in the vegetables and stir fry until get a little soft (1-2 minutes) Add rice, bean sprouts, and soy sauce-garlic mixture. Stir fry for 3-4 minutes, flipping rice constantly. If the rice gets dry, add 1 tbslp. of vegetable oil and flip and stir until you get the correct consistency. Also at this time, season with soy sauce as you fry rice, a few dashes at a time.
After 3-4 minutes of stir-frying, add scrambled egg and shrimp mixture. Continue stir-frying until everything has heated through. Toss one last time and enjoy.

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