Fried Rice With Peas and Chicken
3 tablespoons peanut oil or neutral oil, like corn or canola
1 medium onion, roughly chopped
1 bell pepper, stemmed, cored and roughly chopped
1 1/2 cups chopped boneless chicken
1 cup peas (defrost if frozen)
1 tablespoon minced garlic, or to taste
1 tablespoon minced ginger, or to taste
3 to 4 cups cooked rice, cooled
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1/4 cup minced scallion or cilantro.
1. Put 1 tablespoon oil in a wok or a large skillet, preferably
nonstick, and turn heat to high. A minute later, add onion and
pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened and
beginning to brown, 5 to 10 minutes. With slotted spoon, remove
to a bowl.
2. Add chicken to skillet and cook over high heat, stirring
infrequently, until nicely browned, 5 to 10 minutes. Add to bowl
with vegetables. Drain peas if necessary and add them to skillet;
cook, shaking pan, for about a minute, or until hot. Add them to
3. Put remaining oil in skillet, followed by garlic and ginger. About
15 seconds later, add rice, a bit at a time, breaking up clumps
with your fingers and tossing it with oil. When all rice is added,
make a well in the center and break eggs into it; scramble them a
bit, then incorporate into rice.
4. Return chicken and vegetables to skillet and stir to integrate.
Add water and cook, stirring, for about a minute. Add soy
sauce and sesame oil, then taste and add salt and pepper if
necessary. Turn off heat, stir in scallion or cilantro, and serve.
You might want to make these wonderful biscuits to go with this
Barbara's Best Biscuits
2 cups flour
1 tsp sugar
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk
Sift together first 4 ingredients, cut in shortening, Beat egg and milk together and add to dry mixture. Dough will be moist. On a floured surface knead dough until smooth. Roll out to 3/4-inch thickness, cut with biscuit cutter.
Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 450 for
Now I do not roll my dough out, I push it down with my hands and leave it kinda thick, your biscuits will be 2 inches high and melt in your mouth. up to you how you like them we like them high with butter and honey. Hugs and enjoy. Perfect every time.
Hope you make these and enjoy them, they make a great meal, I have not posted recipes in a while so thought I would take today to do just that. Have a wonderful Thursday