Day Before Payday Fried Rice

Contributed By: Kay Baker


3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
3 eggs, beaten
3 cups cold, cooked white rice
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
½ cup sliced celery
½ cup shredded carrot
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
2 green onions, sliced
3 tablespoons soy sauce


Step 1 Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Pour in the eggs; cook and stir until scrambled and firm. Remove from wok, and
set aside.
Step 2 Put remaining 2 tablespoons of oil in the wok and turn heat up to high. Stir in rice until each grain is coated with oil. Stir in chicken, celery, carrot,
peas and green onions. Reduce heat to medium, cover and allow to steam for 5 minutes. Stir in scrambled eggs and soy sauce, and cook until eggs are heated through.

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recipe yields 6 servings

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