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Bacon Fried Rice


Posted: June 10

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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The adage ”everything's better with bacon” gets another point in its favor with Bacon Fried Rice. This combines the golden brown and fluffy rice, infused with soy sauce and savory onion with crispy, fatty bacon. In less than half an hour you can enjoy this Asian stir fry with a twist. You may even be tempted to make Bacon Fried Rice for breakfast!


Ingredients

3 large eggs
salt, to taste
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
8 ounces bacon, chopped into 1-inch pieces
1 medium onion, diced
5 cups rice, cooked
black pepper, to taste
1 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
green onions, optional, to taste, for serving

Directions

Step 1

In a bowl, beat the eggs and season them with the salt.

Step 2

In a wok or nonstick skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.

Step 3

Add the eggs and gently scramble.

Step 4

When nearly cooked, remove the eggs from the heat and set them aside.

Step 5

Add the bacon to the same pan, and allow it to cook until crispy, about 5 minutes.

Step 6

When the bacon is done, remove it from the heat and set it aside.

Step 7

Add the onion to the cook until translucent.

Step 8

Add the cooked rice to the onion and cook for 3-5 minutes, breaking up the clumps.

Step 9

Season the rice and onions with the salt, pepper, sugar, and soy sauce, stirring until combined.

Step 10

Once the rice is warm, add the eggs and bacon back to the skillet, mixing to combine.

Step 11

Top with green onions, if desired.

Step 12

Serve.


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