Quick and Easy Pork Fried Rice

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr  

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.

Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Hands On: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 302
  • Fat: 10.9g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Protein: 16.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 36g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Iron: 2.9mg
  • Sodium: 467mg
  • Calcium: 52mg

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

Preparation

  1. 1. Heat rice according to package directions.
  2. 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. 3. Add egg to pan; cook 45 seconds or until set. Remove egg from pan; cut into bite-sized pieces.
  4. 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.
Note:

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