10-Minute Pork Fried Rice - An easy and delicious way to get dinner on the table fast, this authentic pork fried rice with eggs hits all the right notes with great flavors and textures and tastes better than takeout. #chinese #veggies #recipes #glutenfree
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15-Minute Pork Fried Rice

A quick and delicious way to get dinner on the table fast, this savory pork fried rice hits all the right notes with great flavors and textures and tastes better than takeout. {Gluten-Free Adaptable}To make this dish gluten-free, use gluten free oyster sauce or homemade oyster sauce and use tamari or coconut aminos to replace soy sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main, Side
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: takeout
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 449kcal
Author: Maggie Zhu

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil (or vegetable oil) (*Footnote 1)
  • 1 lbs (450 g) ground pork
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce , separated
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 3 green onions , chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 3 eggs , beaten
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, corn)
  • 3 cups leftover steamed rice
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil

Instructions

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add the ground pork. Stir and cook until browned, 2 minutes.
  • Add the green onion, garlic, and 2 tablespoons oyster sauce. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the rice. Cook and stir to mix everything together. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oyster sauce and soy sauce. Stir to mix the sauce with the other ingredients.
  • Add the mixed vegetables. Stir everything together and cook until the vegetables defrost, 1 minute or so.
  • Move everything to one side of the pan. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the other side of the pan. Add the beaten eggs. Let the bottom set for a couple seconds. Then scramble the eggs and use your spatula to cut them into small pieces. Then mix the eggs with the other ingredients.
  • Taste the rice and add salt to adjust the seasoning, if needed, then mix well again. If you like slightly crispy rice, let the rice sit on the hot pan for 20 to 30 without stirring.
  • Add the sesame oil and mix everything again. Transfer the fried rice onto serving plates.
  • Serve hot as a main or side dish.

Notes

  1. You might need to double the oil if you’re using a cast iron pan or a carbon steel pan.

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 45.4g | Protein: 30.2g | Fat: 15.5g | Saturated Fat: 3.5g | Cholesterol: 181mg | Sodium: 419mg | Potassium: 559mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2.1g | Calcium: 5% | Iron: 23%