Beef Fried Rice

  • 1 lb. beef, cut into bite-size pieces
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 tsp. sugar, divided
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. vegetable oil, divided, plus more for drizzling
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. grated ginger
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 cup peas
  • 3 cup leftover white rice
  • 3 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil



  1. In a medium bowl, season meat with salt, pepper and 1 teaspoon sugar, then toss with cornstarch until well-coated. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 teaspoon oil. Add eggs and scramble using a rubber spatula; transfer to a plate. Turn heat on high, and add another teaspoon of oil. Add meat, working in batches, and cook until seared all over, about 2 minutes per side; transfer to a plate.
  3. In same skillet over medium-low heat, add  2 tablespoons oil, onion, garlic, ginger, and cook until starting to soften, 2 to 3 minutes. Add peas and 2 tablespoons water, and cook until peas are tender. Add cooked rice and break up using spatula, cooking 2 to 3 minutes more. Stir in soy sauce, white vinegar, pepper, remaining 4 teaspoons sugar, and sesame oil. Add back meat and eggs, then toss together and serve immediately.


Credits: Delish

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