fried rice

noun

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

Examples of fried rice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The menu has dishes from Thailand, Vietnam and China, such as som tum salad, egg fried rice with prawns and mango sticky rice. Michele Robson, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 Related article Chinese celebrity chef vows to never cook egg fried rice again after nationalist backlash Mo’s good standing with the Chinese government has stirred controversy after his Nobel win. Nectar Gan, CNN, 11 Mar. 2024 One parent claimed in a 2014 issue of the American Montessori Society’s magazine that her 3-year-old twins regularly cooked dishes such as scrambled eggs, biscuits, butter shrimp, and fried rice for the whole family—and then cleaned up afterward. Kate Cray, The Atlantic, 27 Feb. 2024 Some dishes will be available to purchase on-site, but the brisket fried rice and Lao-style ribeye steak are available for pre-orders only. Journal Sentinel, 26 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for fried rice 

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Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fried rice was in 1795

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“Fried rice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fried%20rice. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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