This recipe is one of my favorites because it provides me with my own “Benihana” experience. The majority of the work for this recipe is involved in the prep time.
Fried Rice
Ingredients:
– 2 cups of uncooked rice
-1 lb. meat of Choice
– 2-3 Eggs
-1 small white onion
-4 green onions
– 1/2 cup of carrots
-Sesame Seeds
-1 tsp of garlic powder
-4 Tbsp of butter
-Salt
-Pepper
1. White rice– Boil 4 cups of water and cook 2 cups of rice for 20 minutes. When the rice is done, pour it into a bowl and let cool for 3-4 hours in the fridge.
2. Meat– Cook your meat of choice (Steak, shrimp, chicken) in a skillet.
  • Steak- Cut into strips and saute in oil for approximately 5-10 minutes over medium heat.
  • Chicken- Cut into bite-size pieces and saute in oil approximately 15 minutes over medium heat.
  • Shrimp- Clean and saute in butter, until pink over medium heat.
3. Egg– Scramble 2-3 eggs in a small skillet over medium heat. Separate the scrambled pieces of egg into bite-sized pieces.
4. Veggies- Dice white onion, green onions, carrots.
5. In a large bowl, combine white rice, meat, egg and veggies. Toss all of the ingredients together. Sprinkle sesame seeds and continue stirring.
6.  Melt 4 Tbsp of butter. Add 1 tsp of garlic powder and stir to combine.
7. Pour garlic-butter mixture into large skillet and heat skillet add the rice, meat, egg and veggie mixture. Add 1/4 cup of soy sauce and a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Continue cooking, stirring often over medium heat for 10 minutes.
8. Enjoy 🙂
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