fried rice


Definition of fried rice

: a dish of boiled or steamed rice that is stir-fried typically with soy sauce, beaten egg, chopped meat, and vegetables

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Size isn’t the only thing to admire — the loco moco’s housemade gravy was like beefy pan sauce at a high-end restaurant, and the fried rice impressed with bacon, char siu pork and Portuguese sausage. Jill Lightner, The Seattle Times, "Patrick’s Bakery & Cafe: sweet treats and Hawaiian snacks at great prices," 1 Oct. 2018 One open five-star hotel served only fried rice to guests and cordoned off a dining area because ceiling artwork had come loose. Ben Otto And, WSJ, "Tourists Flee Indonesian Island After Earthquake as Search for Survivors Continues," 6 Aug. 2018 The other key to good, crispy fried rice is a ripping hot pan. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Got Leftover Rice? Make This Delicious Dish," 20 July 2018 The Block opened on the Ave in the University District, serving rice bowls, tofu soups, fried rice, teriyaki and curry dishes. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "From hot ramen to hotter hot pot: 30 restaurant openings in Seattle and on the Eastside," 28 Nov. 2018 Prices: Loco moco ($9.85), fried rice ($6.50), cinnamon roll ($4.50), and chai latte ($3.90) added up to a $24.75 (plus tax and tip) breakfast for two. Jill Lightner, The Seattle Times, "Patrick’s Bakery & Cafe: sweet treats and Hawaiian snacks at great prices," 1 Oct. 2018 Beef short ribs, combination of sweet and sour crispy pork, and fried rice, soy-braised codfish. Fox News, "Woolsey: Trump keeps the North Koreans off balance," 12 June 2018 Even the fried rice served in little clay hot pots was impressive. Craig Laban,, "Atlantic City restaurants: New casinos, diverse independent spots create rising culinary energy," 6 July 2018 Rosenthal’s order: shrimp toast (on the specials menu), fried chicken and rice (also on the specials menu), pickle plate, kimchi fried rice, noorook and celeriac pasta. Jenn Harris,, "Phil Rosenthal's L.A. food crawl: Six spots to try," 29 June 2018

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of fried rice

: a dish of rice that is cooked and then fried with soy sauce and vegetables, meat, or beaten eggs

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