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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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 Both proteins were cooked to perfection and paired with fried rice. Lauren Delgado,, "Urban Hibachi Sushi & Grill plates up elegant Japanese fare," 30 June 2018 Meituan is still best known for food delivery, with a fleet of half a million uniformed drivers on scooters ferrying noodles, fried rice and milk tea from restaurants to customers, their routes guided by central computers. Liza Lin, WSJ, "Meituan Wants to Be the Grubhub of China (and the Yelp, and the Groupon, and the Kayak)," 21 June 2018 Try the Dan Dan noodles, Pepper Twins Fish, mapo tofu, salty pepper shrimp and pineapple-and-shrimp fried rice. Houston Chronicle, "A taste of Houston's Asian restaurants," 10 May 2018 Local variations include frozen SPAM with kimchi fried rice. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, "Chloe Kim's secret snack, SPAM, popular throughout South Korea," 18 Feb. 2018 However, fried rice is such a widespread dish due to its practicality, approachability and delicious flavor! Debbi Snook,, "Leftover Easter ham recipes: Soup, salad, stir fry, ham loaf," 28 Mar. 2018

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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

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