Pork fried rice takes just 30 minutes to make and is naturally gluten free.
Fried Rice
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Almost Classic Pork Fried Rice, adapted from Mark Bittman/Cooking Light
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4
Author: Cynthia McCloud Woodman
  • 3 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt divided
  • 8 ounces diced cooked pork (chicken or shrimp)
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 3/4 cup diced carrots
  • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 cup sliced green onions divided
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 cups cooked chilled rice
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons mirin
  • 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce gluten free
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  1. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add 2 tablespoons oil to pan, swirling to coat.
  2. Add onions, and carrots and saute for 2 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently.
  3. Pour remaining 1 tablespoon of oil into pan and add rice, pork, garlic and ginger and continue stirring another 2 minutes.
  4. Add 1/2 of green onions and peas, cook without stirring until edges begin to brown.
  5. Make a well in the center of rice and add the egg mixture, stirring for 30 seconds, or until soft-scrambled, stirring constantly.
  6. Stir in mirin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, soy sauce, sesame oil, and pepper. Remove from heat and stir in the remaining green onions.
  7. Makes 4 servings (2 cups per serving)