Basil Fried Rice

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 10-15 minutes

Materials:

  • 3 cups, day old cooked rice
  • 1 cup peas thawed
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion sliced into half moons
  • 1 tbs. chili sauce or 1 chili pepper
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  •  1 1/2 tbs. soy sauce
  • 1 tbs. fish sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/3 cup basil
  • Juice 1/2 lime
  •  Vegetable oil
  •  Salt and pepper to taste

 

Process:

  1. In a mortal and pestle crush the garlic cloves and chili pepper. If you don’t have a chili pepper substitute for 1 tbs. of chili sauce. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl combine the oyster sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar, and salt and pepper. Mix well and set aside.
  3. In a skillet or wok add in enough oil to coat the pan. Once the oil heats up add in the sliced onion along with the garlic and chili mixture. Cook 2-3 minutes or just until the onion cook down slightly but not cooked all the way through. Add in the peas, cook for about 45-60 seconds.
  4. Add in the rice and pour the sauce mixture over the rice. Stir together coating the rice in the sauce.
  5. Add in the basil and cook until the basil wilts down.
  6.  Top with some lime juice and ENJOY!

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