Reverse Egg Fried Rice

31 May

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Now you might be wondering, what in the name of god does she mean by reverse  egg fried rice? It simply means that instead of it being a mainly rice based dish, this is a mainly egg based dish. I created it when I had a bit of brown rice leftover in the fridge and I was throwing together a quick scrambled egg dinner for myself. The rice through the eggs was delicious and I was hooked on my reverse idea.

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I upped the rice a bit from when I made it the first time but this is really just a super easy dinner that can be thrown together so quickly, providing you have leftover cooked brown rice. It is super nutritious too because I obviously couldn’t help throwing loads of veggies into the mix as well.  The veg I list below is just suggestions, this would work perfectly with any sort of veg. Also feel free to add in your own herbs and spices.

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Reverse Egg Fried Rice (Serves 2)

1tbsp olive oil

1/2 red pepper, diced

1/4 courgette, diced

1/2 onion, diced

3 garlic cloves, minced

4tbsp tinned and drained sweetcorn

3/4 cup cooked and cooled brown rice

4 eggs

2tbsp skimmed milk

1tbsp chopped fresh chives

salt and pepper

  • Heat the oil in a medium frying pan over a medium heat and add all the veggies, cook for 2-3mins until softened.
  • Add in the rice, stir to combine and season with salt and pepper.
  • Beat the eggs and milk together and season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour into the frying pan and stir constantly, scraping all around the sides until all the egg is cooked.
  • Serve hot with a fresh side salad.

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