Breakfast Fried Rice

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Makes

4 servings

Breakfast Fried Rice

Your breakfast-for-dinner game is strong with this simple fried rice recipe.


Ingredients

  • 175 g breakfast sausage , casings removed
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 onion , finely chopped
  • 1 red sweet pepper , finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 3 cups day-old cooked rice
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 plum tomatoes , finely diced
  • 1 green onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 4 eggs

Instructions

  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Add sausage. Cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, 4 to 5 min.
  • Add sesame oil to pan, then onion, red pepper and garlic. Cook until onion is soft, about 3 min. Stir in rice, breaking up any large clumps, then drizzle with soy sauce. Stir in tomatoes and green onion. Divide fried rice among 4 plates.
  • Return pan to stovetop and heat over medium. Add canola oil, then crack eggs into pan. Cook, covered, until eggs are no longer runny, 1 to 2 min. Top rice with fried eggs. Sprinkle with more green onion, if desired.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 417,
  • Protein
  • 18 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41 g,
  • Fat
  • 20 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 650 mg.

Tip

Set one egg on top of each mound of rice so you can enjoy the best part of this dish: breaking the yolk so it runs over everything.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent April 2016 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.