Perfect Fried Rice

Japanese

35 m

The perfect fried rice doesn't exi-- actually, yes. Yes it does. I had to challenge Uncle Roger (@mrnigelng) again after our first face-off. Consider this my redemption.

Ingredients

  • 3-4 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 Chili pepper (sliced)
  • 3 Egg yolks
  • 2 eggs 
  • 6 cups leftover rice 
  • 2 Tbsp MSG 
  • 4 Tbsp butter or pork fat
  • 3 Tbsp Soy Sauce 
  • 3 tsp White Pepper 
  • 3-4 Green Onions (sliced)
  • Tahdig 
  • Wok

Preparation

  1. In a pan on medium high heat, add 1 tbsp pork fat or butter and toss in ⅕ of your rice, pressing down and letting it get crispy to make tahdig.
  2. In a wok, heat 1 tbsp of pork fat or butter and coat the entirety of the wok.
  3. In a bowl, scramble your eggs and yolks and season with 1 tsp of white pepper.
  4. Pour into wok and cook on medium heat, mixing constantly to break up into smaller pieces.
  5. Add in chili pepper and 2 cloves of minced garlic.
  6. Mix and fry until aromatic.
  7. Add in the rice and add MSG, soy sauce, green onion, white pepper and your tahdig crispy rice.
  8. Mix and fry until combined, plate, and top with more green onion. Uncle Roger approved!

Pairs well with

Roasted Garlic Sea Salt
Black Flakey Sea Salt

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