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Simple Pork Fried Rice in a bowl with chopsticks.
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Simple Pork Fried Rice

Simple Pork Fried Rice is a quick and tasty midweek supper that will please the whole family.
Course Main
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Egg, pork, rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 4
Author Camilla Hawkins


  • 300 g Basmati rice
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 3 cm ginger root finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 170 g leftover roast pork or other meat, cubed into small pieces
  • 1 large carrot halved & finely sliced
  • 125 g Chestnut mushrooms chopped
  • ½ red pepper (bell pepper) chopped
  • ½ yellow pepper (bell pepper) chopped
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • large handful of shredded green cabbage
  • 1 egg beaten with a small splash of milk
  • soy Sauce


  • Cook the rice according to the instructions (once cooked drain, fluff with a fork and set aside).
  • Meanwhile heat 1 tbsp oil and fry the onion, garlic and ginger gently for 5 minutes without browning.
  • Turn up the heat and add the pork and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add another tbsp of oil and all the vegetables then fry for 5 minutes tossing constantly.
  • Add the cooked rice.
  • Make a well in the centre and add the beaten egg mixture.
  • Slowly combine with the cooked rice as it thickens.
  • Mix the rice, vegetables and meat until well combined and serve with a generous splashing of soy sauce.