Char Siu Pork Fried Rice

Pork Fried Rice

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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: makes 4 to 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
727 Calories
21g Fat
105g Carbs
25g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: makes 4 to 6 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 727
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 28%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 179mg 60%
Sodium 569mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 105g 38%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Protein 25g
Calcium 60mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Char Siu barbecued pork is a great choice for fried rice dishes. This recipe gives directions that already assume that you have prepared the Char Siu. Char siu is really easy to prepare and is commonly made with honey and five-spice powder, however like anything else there are different ways to prepare it. This recipe is really easy to put together and is perfect to make on those nights when you don't want to spend any time in the kitchen at all. It is also perfect if you're in the mood for a quick Chinese treat.

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 5 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 4 cups leftover cooked rice (1 or 2 days old)
  • 1 cup chopped green onion (spring onion, scallion)
  • 1/2 cup small frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup diced barbequed pork (Char Siu)
  • 2 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil

Steps to Make It

  1. Beat the eggs with a little salt in a small bowl.

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in the wok over medium heat 1 minute. Pour in the beaten eggs, stir until eggs are cooked dry and separated into small pieces. Remove eggs from the wok and set aside.

  3. Clean the wok out, then heat 3 tablespoons of oil in the wok over medium heat 1 minute. Add the rice and green onion, stir-fry 5 minutes. Add the peas and pork, stir-fry for another minute.

  4. Add chicken broth, soy sauce, and stir to mix well. Stir in the eggs and sesame oil and stir well.

  5. Remove from the wok and serve hot.

  6. Enjoy!