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  • Hey dudes.

  • I'm Hilah and today on Hilah Cooking, I am going to share with you

  • the basic fried rice recipe.

  • That's hard to say.

  • You can put whatever you want in this.

  • It is a great way to use up leftover meat and vegetables.

  • I am going to show you just one with eggs, peas,

  • and carrots; super-duper simple.

  • It will go great with the eggrolls that I made last week if you

  • want to just have a big Chinese fiesta.

  • That's some fusion cooking for you.

  • Only two very important things for fried rice.

  • One is a wok or a really, really big skillet.

  • I am heating this over high heat to get it super hot.

  • The other is cold leftover cooked rice.

  • That is like, really, the number one thing.

  • This is a great way to use leftover rice because cold rice

  • actually works better.

  • You want to use a long grain rice.

  • Short grain rice is going to, kind of, turn in to mush.

  • Whatever you normally serve with stir-fry's or anything like that, just put

  • it in the fridge, let it cool.

  • Use your hands to break up any clumps before you go to cook it.

  • So, I have already done that.

  • I am going to add about a tablespoon of oil to my hot

  • wok, hot wok coming through.

  • Once it starts, kind of, shimmering like that I am going to add some garlic.

  • I am going to add a couple of beaten eggs.

  • I have beaten these up with a little bit of

  • water just to thin it out a tiny bit.

  • Then, stir it really quickly to get that egg to break up in to small

  • pieces.

  • We are going to take it out when it is almost set because we are

  • going to put it back in later.

  • So it doesn't need to be fully, fully cooked right now.

  • It will be a little bit more tender if you don't let it get dry

  • at this stage.

  • Okay.

  • That looks good.

  • I am just going to put it back in to the same bowl that I beat the eggs in.

  • Like I said, if there is a little bit of raw egg left, that's fine because we

  • are going to heat it up later and finish cooking everything.

  • I am going to let this heat up again.

  • For my vegetables, I have got some raw minced onion.

  • I am using some peas and carrots that are just frozen and thawed out.

  • You can use celery.

  • You can add mushrooms.

  • You can really add whatever you want.

  • I do feel like using frozen bagged vegetables and just thawing

  • them out actually works the best.

  • It works best if the vegetables are a little bit precooked or par-cooked.

  • So that's why it is also a great way to use up leftover vegetables.

  • It is smoking again so a couple of more tablespoons

  • of oil.

  • Add the onion.

  • Just let this go for a couple seconds.

  • This is a very fast dish so have all your vegetables and everything ready.

  • Add my cold rice, about two cups.

  • Add the vegetables that I am using.

  • I am going to add some salt.

  • You just want to stir it around.

  • We are just going to keep stirring it for five to

  • eight minutes until the rice is really hot and all the vegetables are hot.

  • If you wanted to add meat, you could fry the meat separately.

  • Also, if you are using raw meat, after you do the eggs,

  • add some more oil, and cook the meat.

  • But if you were using leftover meat, you could just add that with the

  • vegetables, like ham or cooked shrimp, cooked chicken is all really good.

  • I like to keep a little bit of chicken stock

  • or vegetable stock on hand when I am doing fried rice just in case the rice

  • starts to stick.

  • You can add that instead of adding more oil.

  • Okay, it is up to about five minutes.

  • Everything seems nice and hot.

  • It's crackling.

  • I am going to add the eggs back in.

  • Just break that up really quickly.

  • Mix it in with the rice.

  • The eggs finish cooking at this stage so we don't

  • end up with tough egg bits.

  • Okay.

  • Beautiful.

  • I am going to turn the heat off.

  • I am going to just season it with a little bit of soy sauce just at the very end.

  • You could add some sesame oil too.

  • Ready to serve.

  • Okay, there we go.

  • Fried rice, colorful, pretty healthy, makes a great snack, goes great with a meal.

  • Check out my eggrolls recipe if you missed that.

  • Also, I did a beef and broccoli recipe that is super-

  • duper good that would go awesome with this.

  • I am going to garnish it with a little bit of chives but you can do some green

  • onions or you could just say garnish.

  • With that, let's eat.

  • I am going to try to eat with chopsticks.

  • Let's see how well I do.

  • That's not how you do it.

  • Mh-mmm, those two grains of rice and a pea sure were delicious.

  • All right.

  • There you go.

  • I hope you try this recipe.

  • Please leave a comment if you have any questions.

  • Visit hilacooking.com for printable recipes and

  • more.

  • Okay.

  • See you guys later.

  • Thanks for watching.

Hey dudes.

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How To Make Fried Rice | Hilah Cooking

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    Ash Lynx posted on 2019/03/21
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