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Chinese Fridge Raid Pork Fried Rice

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Rustle up this quick and easy family dinner that uses up leftover pork and everyday ingredients you’ll find in your fridge or store-cupboard.

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 15 mins

Serves: 4

Cooking Skill: Easy

Ingredients

400g leftover roast pork or similar, cut into strips or shredded
2 teaspoons oil
1 small onion, peeled and chopped
1 teaspoon garlic purée or 1 large garlic clove, peeled and finely crushed
1 teaspoon ginger purée or 1 x 2.5cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
200g vegetables or your choice, fresh or frozen: broccoli, carrots, cabbage, peas
300g dry white rice, cooked
2 medium eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 spring onion. topped, tailed and finely chopped, optional

Method

Step 1

Heat half the oil in a large non-stick pan or wok over a high heat. Stir fry the onions, garlic, ginger and vegetables for 2-3 minutes. 

Step 2

Add the pork and stir fry for a further 3 minutes. 

Step 3

Tip in the cooked rice and stir fry for a further 4 minutes, or until piping hot and the rice grains have separated. 

Step 4

Push the rice and vegetables to one side in the pan. Add the remaining oil to the pan, crack the eggs and scramble briefly before stirring into the pork and rice mix. 

Step 5

Remove from the heat and stir through the hoisin sauce, season if required, garnish with the spring onions, if used and serve. 

Tips and Serving Suggestions

Use whatever leftover veggies you have in the fridge. This recipe works with leftover noodles too. 

Each serving provides

Based on Cooked lean pork roast joint
Energy

2379kj

563kcal

28%

Fat

11.6g

17%

Saturates

3.1g

16%

Sugars

8.2g

9%

Salt

1.02g

17%

% of an adult's Reference intake
Typical energy values per 100g: 570kJ, 135kcal, 2.8g fat, 0.7g saturates
If different cuts of meat are used, then the nutrition info may vary

Method

Step 1

Heat half the oil in a large non-stick pan or wok over a high heat. Stir fry the onions, garlic, ginger and vegetables for 2-3 minutes. 

Step 2

Add the pork and stir fry for a further 3 minutes. 

Step 3

Tip in the cooked rice and stir fry for a further 4 minutes, or until piping hot and the rice grains have separated. 

Step 4

Push the rice and vegetables to one side in the pan. Add the remaining oil to the pan, crack the eggs and scramble briefly before stirring into the pork and rice mix. 

Step 5

Remove from the heat and stir through the hoisin sauce, season if required, garnish with the spring onions, if used and serve. 

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Chinese Fridge Raid Pork Fried Rice

Chinese pork fried rice on a white plate

Ingredients

  • 400g leftover roast pork or similar, cut into strips or shredded
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic purée or 1 large garlic clove, peeled and finely crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ginger purée or 1 x 2.5cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 200g vegetables or your choice, fresh or frozen: broccoli, carrots, cabbage, peas
  • 300g dry white rice, cooked
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 spring onion. topped, tailed and finely chopped, optional

Tips and Serving Suggestions

Use whatever leftover veggies you have in the fridge. This recipe works with leftover noodles too. 













Each serving provides

Based on Cooked lean pork roast joint
Energy

2379kj

563kcal

28%

Fat

11.6g

17%

Saturates

3.1g

16%

Sugars

8.2g

9%

Salt

1.02g

17%

% of an adult's Reference intake
Typical energy values per 100g: 570kJ,135kcal,2.8g fat,0.7g saturates
If different cuts of meat are used, then the nutrition info may vary

Method

Step 1

Heat half the oil in a large non-stick pan or wok over a high heat. Stir fry the onions, garlic, ginger and vegetables for 2-3 minutes. 

Step 2

Add the pork and stir fry for a further 3 minutes. 

Step 3

Tip in the cooked rice and stir fry for a further 4 minutes, or until piping hot and the rice grains have separated. 

Step 4

Push the rice and vegetables to one side in the pan. Add the remaining oil to the pan, crack the eggs and scramble briefly before stirring into the pork and rice mix. 

Step 5

Remove from the heat and stir through the hoisin sauce, season if required, garnish with the spring onions, if used and serve. 

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