Now that Christmas is over, take a break from your time spent in the kitchen in favor of some rest and relaxation with family. Tonight, piece together some pantry staples like eggs, bacon, and onions, to make an Asian takeout-inspired supper sans the grease.
Up the vegetable quotient by adding frozen carrots and corn. Or, to make it more substantial, serve this fried rice with a skillet-fried egg on top. For the recipe, read more. Ingredients 2 cups long-grain rice (preferably jasmine) Directions Serves 4.
Bacon Fried Rice
8 strips of bacon, cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces (about 12 ounces)
5 tablespoons canola oil
1 large yellow onion, chopped
4 scallions, thinly sliced, dark green parts set aside
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
One 10-ounce package frozen peas, thawed (about 2 cups)
5 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 teaspoons sesame oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
2 cups long-grain rice (preferably jasmine)