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Chinese Bacon Fried Rice



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (10m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Chinese with Bacon

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Heat a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Add the chopped bacon and cook until crispy. Remove bacon from the skillet and set aside.
  2. 2.In the same skillet, add the vegetable oil and minced garlic. Cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. 3.Add the peas and carrots to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes until heated through.
  4. 4.Push the vegetables to one side of the skillet and pour the beaten eggs into the other side. Scramble the eggs until cooked.
  5. 5.Add the cold cooked rice to the skillet and stir to combine with the vegetables and eggs.
  6. 6.Pour the soy sauce over the rice mixture and stir to evenly coat everything.
  7. 7.Add the cooked bacon back to the skillet and stir to incorporate.
  8. 8.Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  9. 9.Garnish with sliced green onions and serve hot.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, you can add a splash of sesame oil to the fried rice.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to add other vegetables like bell peppers or mushrooms to customize your fried rice.
  • chevron_rightIf you prefer a spicier kick, you can add a drizzle of sriracha or chili sauce on top.