What is there to do with leftover Brown Rice? How about frying it up with bacon? This recipe takes plain cooked brown rice and turns it into a complex flavored and multi textured meal. Make use of any leftover vegetable or protein also and keep Toasted Sesame Seeds on hand.
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 60 min
Total time: 75 min
Bring 2 cups of water to a boil and add the rice. Cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes. When ready spread the rice on a sheet pan and place in a refrigerator to cool.
Cut the bacon into small pieces, chop the onion small and mince the garlic.
Place a wok or large skillet over medium heat and add the bacon. Cook until the bacon begins to crisp and remove the pieces with a slotted spoon to paper towels. Discard the grease.
Return the pan to medium high heat and add the canola oil. Add the cooled brown rice. and fry for 2-3 minutes, add the onions and garlic and fry for 3-4 minutes mixing frequently. Make a well in the center of the skillet to expose the pan. Pour the beaten egg into the well and let it cook for 1 minute. Use a spatula or wooden spoon to chop up the egg.
Add the bacon, peas and sesame oil. Fry this mixture for 2 minutes and add the sesame seeds then the soy sauce. Toss to incorporate the soy sauce and remove the fried rice to a serving bowl.
Garnish with chopped green onions.