A Food Fun Travel Guest Post
Rice is an indispensable staple in any kitchen. It is such an easy to cook and highly versatile ingredient anyone can have a nutritious and tasty meal in quite a short time. It might sound too good to be true, but you can actually prepare a delicious dinner with proteins in just five minutes!
On the other hand, rice can be processed with the hull on before milling, known as raw or parboiled, which is then blanched, steamed, rinsed, and dried to turn into instant rice.
Really, minute rice has been stopped just before being fully cooked, so that you can finish or complete the final few minutes of the cooking process. There are many delicious rice dishes and a great option is fried rice with egg. Below are three recipes to prepare an incredible 5-minute meal:
Quick and tasty fried rice
This flavor filled dish can be served as a lunch or dinner.
Ingredients (one large serving)
- A teaspoon of butter or olive oil.
- 2 eggs (1 yolk removed).
- ¼ of a diced white onion.
- 2 cloves of garlic (minced).
- 1½ teaspoon of tamari.
- ½ cup of cooked white or brown rice.
- 3 chopped leaves of kale, (zucchini, spinach, carrot or red pepper can be used as well).
Optional (but recommended)
- Toasted sesame oil.
- Sesame seeds.
- Pinch of crushed red pepper.
Coat a small frying pan with oil and put it over medium-high heat. Add chopped veggies to the hot pan, except the spinach or kale, as they cook faster than the others.
Cook vegetables until they start to soften. Put them aside and crack the egg into the pan, adding a little oil if needed. Once almost cooked, break the egg with a spatula.
Now add the rice, tamari and greens, pouring a little water to avoid sticking. Once you’ve mixed it all, put a lid on and cook until the greens start brightening. Sprinkle it with toasted sesame oil and a touch of red pepper and sesame seeds before serving.
Easy 5-minute egg fried rice
This is an affordable dish that you can cook any time and goes well with other meals and sauces.
- 3 tablespoons of oil.
- 4 green onions (thinly sliced).
- 4 beaten eggs.
- 4 cups of cold rice.
- 2 tablespoons of soy sauce.
Coat a skillet or wok with one tablespoon of oil and put it over high heat. Pour the four beaten eggs and scramble. Once eggs are almost cooked, add the remaining 2 tbsp of oil and the cold rice. Mix the rice well with the eggs.
Add soy sauce around the edge of the wok, and let it burn to achieve that characteristic smoky umami flavor. Lower the heat, mix thoroughly, and add a pinch of salt to taste.
Sprinkle some thin slices of green onions and sesame seeds before serving.
Quick egg fried rice
This is the easiest fried rice recipe. It is perfect when you are in a hurry and must have it ready in 5 minutes!
Ingredients (4 servings)
- 4 beaten eggs.
- 2 cups of cold rice.
- 3 tablespoons of light soy sauce.
- 3 tablespoons of oyster sauce.
- 2 thinly sliced green onions.
- 1 teaspoon of garlic powder.
On a large pan pour about a tablespoon of oil and heat it on medium-high. Cook the 4 beaten eggs until they are just set and place them aside. Add the rice to the pan, pour light soy sauce and oyster sauce on top, then season with garlic powder. Combine it. Then mix eggs back and garnish with green onions. Enjoy!
With these recipes, lack of time will never be a decent excuse again. Don’t forget to bookmark this page so you can easily refer back either at home on while travelling, for an easy and tasty meal.