Fried Eggs with Rice

by Mama Chocolate on May 4, 2012

 

I’ve been making this a couple times a week for the past month, trying to make it look half-decent and somewhat palatable.

It certainly tastes palatable! We’re loving it as an easy breakfast, lunch or even as a snack, especially when preggo mama here needs a little more protein pronto.

But I can’t seem to get a purty picture, so I’m just gonna go with what we’ve got here, because you need to try it.

Fried Eggs with Rice
 

from reader Sally L
Ingredients
  • Cooked rice (white if you’re in a hurry and brown if you wanna be healthier)
  • 1-2 Tablespoons soy sauce (to taste)
  • 1 over-easy fried egg

Instructions
  1. Mix with a spoon and eat. Simple enough, right?

 

I’ve gotten the best results by frying my eggs covered and on one side only, (demonstrated in my Salerno Pasta recipe.) This sets the whites really well, but keeps the yolks runny, which is perfect for mixing into the rice with the soy sauce.

I am very grateful to reader Sally L. for passing along this idea to me! She said that her mom used to make it for her as a kid!

It’s kind of like homemade, healthier fast food for those times when I’m out of leftovers to use for lunch and I just don’t feel like full-on cooking something. It’s easy for kids to eat, and both of our girls seem to really like it.

Bonus? It’s using up the 3oo gajillion eggs our chickens are laying right now.

 

 Check out my co-hosts for today’s Fun with Food Friday!

Alesha at Full Time Mama with Pineapple Upside Down Cake and

Nicole at Some Call it Natural with Alfredo Sauce!

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HappyHomemaker May 9, 2012 at 11:08 am

I’m trying this next time I’m hard up for lunch!

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Nicole @ Some Call It Natural May 22, 2012 at 10:55 am

We had some leftover rice that needed to be eaten, so I decided to fix this for lunch. I added broccoli and sesame seeds. :) Yum!
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Mama Chocolate May 24, 2012 at 10:49 am

Yum, that sounds delicious! I should get more creative with it too. Broccoli and sesame seeds sounds like a good plan!

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Nicole @ Some Call It Natural May 24, 2012 at 8:15 pm

I *had*to get creative… the hubs was eating it too… if it was just rice and eggs, I would have gotten a ‘this is it’ type comment. lol He thinks men need more food…
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