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Quick and Easy Pork Fried Rice

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

 

Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup)
Forget takeout! We're fired up for Quick and Easy Pork Fried Rice. The pork is very tender and we love the sweet and sour flavor of the sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 (8.5-ounce) pouches precooked basmati rice
  • 1/4 cup lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil, divided
  • 1 pound boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt), trimmed and thinly sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame
  • 2/3 cup thinly sliced green onions, divided

Nutrition Information

  • calories 302
  • fat 10.9 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 4.1 g
  • polyfat 2.5 g
  • protein 16.4 g
  • carbohydrate 36 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 57 mg
  • iron 2.9 mg
  • sodium 467 mg
  • calcium 52 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat rice according to package directions.

  2. Combine soy sauce, chili garlic sauce, and hoisin in a bowl. Heat a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil; swirl to coat. Add pork to pan in a single layer; cook 2 minutes, without stirring. Stir-fry pork for 4 minutes or until done. Add pork to soy sauce mixture; toss to coat.

  3. Add egg to pan; cook 45 seconds or until set. Remove egg from pan; cut into bite-sized pieces.

  4. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add bell pepper, edamame, and 1/2 cup onions; stir-fry 1 minute. Add rice; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add pork and soy sauce mixture; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Top rice mixture with egg and remaining onions.

Cook's Notes

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