TASTY MEALS: Easy to cook, fun to eat, check out this tasty rice meal idea.
TASTY MEALS: Easy to cook, fun to eat, check out this tasty rice meal idea.

Midweek meal miracle: Healthy one-pan baked fried rice

BETTER-for-you fried rice cooked in the one pan in the oven - it's a midweek meal miracle!

METHOD

Step 1

  • Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan forced.
  • Place the rice in a 30 x 20cm baking dish.
  • Add the garlic and ginger.
  • Pour in the water and add the oil.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Cover dish tightly with foil and bake for 45 minutes.

Step 2

  • Carefully uncover the dish and stir in the carrot, peas, ham, shallot and soy sauce.
  • Cover tightly and cook for a further 10 minutes.

Step 3

  • Remove and discard foil.
  • Make 3 indentations in the rice mixture and break an egg into each.
  • Use a fork to lightly whisk each egg without mixing into the rice.
  • Return to the oven and cook, uncovered, for 7 minutes or until the egg is set.

Step 4

  • Use a small sharp knife to coarsely cut the egg in the dish.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Diagonally slice the reserved shallot tops and sprinkle over rice mixture.
  • Serve drizzled with sriracha and extra soy sauce.

INGREDIENTS

  • 300g (1 1/2 cups) brown rice
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 625ml (2 1/2 cups) boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 carrots, peeled, coarsely grated
  • 150g (1 cup) frozen peas
  • 100g 97-per-cent fat-free sliced ham, chopped
  • 3 green shallots, white and pale green parts thinly sliced (tops reserved)
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce, plus extra, to serve
  • 3 eggs
  • Sriracha chilli sauce, to serve

PREPARATION

15 minutes

COOKING TIME

1 hour, 5 minutes

SERVINGS

Four

GRADE

Easy

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