Yakiniku Fried Rice

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This is a result of thawing some marinated yakiniku pork and then remembering I had two day old rice to use up. Old rice is great in chahan (fried rice) and rice pudding. I was really impressed with this. I should note that I use very little oil when I make fried rice – I use a non-stick pan and a bit of water to prevent sticking.

Yakiniku Fried Rice

Serves two
2 cups cooked rice
200g shaved pork marinated in yakiniku sauce
1 handful strong tasting greens, chopped (I used mitsuba and celery leaves)
1-2 cm ginger, chopped finely
1 tablespoon yakiniku sauce
3 tablespoons water (if using day old rice)
A bit of cooking oil

In a frying pan fry the meat and ginger until the meat is just cooked. Add the greens and cook for a minute. Mix the yakiniku sauce and water (if using) in a bowl. Dump the rice on the meat mixture and drizzle the water/sauce mixture evenly over the rice. This helps break up the rice clumps. Stir everything together and break up the rice clumps. Once the rice is hot, serve.

Note: this would make amazing rice balls or filling for lettuce wraps.

4 thoughts on “Yakiniku Fried Rice

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  2. http://tokyoroomfinder.blogspot.com/

    Hey ! Nice blog ^^
    Since you seem to be living in Japan, I would like to know if you or readers of this blog are interested in writing about the way you have personnally experienced the Northeastern Japan Earthquake (if you know people who have experienced the earthquake in Japan, it’d be great if you coud let him/her know about this).
    Tokyo Room Finder Short Essay Contest is an online project to gather heart-warming experiences following the earthquake in Japan. We strongly believe that sharing those experiences will give people hope and revitalize Japan.
    We also offer 2 tickets for Tokyo Disney Resort to each of the winners.

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