We’ve all been there, right? We’ve all made too much rice for the humans around the table to eat, we’ve made too much salad that we don’t want to go to waste, and we shredded too much cheese for us to even fit into our mouth. Yes, leftovers are all too common in many households across the globe, and while some would simply throw this excess food away without even a second thought, there are others who don’t want to waste this food. So, why not make these Chinese Fried Rice Pancakes instead?
What You’ll Need
Of course, the beauty of this recipe is the fact that you really can just use your leftovers – which means that you can use any ingredients that you have at your disposal. You will need a few main ingredients, though, which you can probably just find in your kitchen. For this particular example, you’ll need diced ham, Chinese sausage, cooking vegetables, a scallion, eggs, soy sauce, white pepper, grapeseed oil, rice, water, and a pinch of white pepper.
How To Make It
Once you have all of these ingredients to hand, you’ll first need to prep all of the ingredients. You’ll need to dice the ham and cut the sausage and chop your vegetables into small chunks. Then, whisk together the eggs, water, soy sauce, and white pepper – as this will serve as the binding mixture that will eventually make your pancake. After this, cook the meat and the vegetables in the oil, and then remove from the oil to make way for the rice. As the fried rice starts to cook, press down with a spatula so that it creates an even layer on the skillet. Cover with the egg mixture, the vegetables, and the meat and cook for around 8 minutes with the lid on.
Yes, it really is as easy as that. You can use your leftover vegetables for something truly delicious.
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