Pulled Pork Fried Rice

Pulled Pork Fried Rice
  • TOTAL PREP TIME35 minutes
  • DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound cooked pulled pork
  • 1 cup long-grain rice
  • 1 3/4 cup water plus 2 tablespoons
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons safflower oil OR sunflower, or other high-heat cooking oil
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables thawed
  • 1 tablespoon chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce or more to taste
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten

Preparation

In a medium pot over medium-high heat, combine the rice and water and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until the water has evaporated and the rice is al dente, about 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork and set aside, uncovered.

In a wok or large skillet over high heat, warm the oil. Add the pork and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Transfer about half of the pork to a plate or bowl and cover loosely to keep warm.

Add the rice and vegetables to the skillet and stir-fry until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the broth and soy sauce. Make a well in the center of the mixture and add the eggs, gently stirring the eggs occasionally until softly set, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir to mix the eggs into the rice. Add more soy sauce to taste, top with the reserved pork, and serve.

Note: Cooking the rice al dente will help keep it from becoming gummy in the stir-fry.

Makes 6 servings