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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There was the classic nasi goreng ayam, a subtle but filling basic fried rice with chicken. Sebastian Modak, Condé Nast Traveler, "A Love Letter to Nasi Goreng, Jakarta's Street Food Staple," 1 Oct. 2018 Once seated for dinner, guests were treated to many of Chinatown’s best courses, which included lobster with curry sauce, fried rice, and (of course) Peking duck. Vogue, "The Chiu Family Brings Chinatown to the 90210," 22 Feb. 2019 Think of this as your itinerary: In Chinatown, check out Shojo, a small but mighty Asian gastropub, where kimchi fried rice and pork belly dumplings are paired with excellent cocktails. Paul Rubio, Condé Nast Traveler, "8 Places to Go for Father's Day," 8 June 2018 Kirkland gets the Indian restaurant Cafe Bahar, which not only does biryani and goat curry but also Indo-Chinese cuisine such as Hakka noodles and chili-garlic fried rice. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Bellevue lands a famous, big-name hot-pot spot and 42 other new openings around the Seattle area," 13 Feb. 2019 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

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of fried rice

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

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