Tropical Pork Fried Rice – We Heart Local BC

Tropical Pork Fried Rice

Tropical Pork Fried Rice

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  • 2 eggs  
  • 2 teaspoon of coconut oil 
  • 1 cup diced cooked ham  
  • 3 tablespoons of blood orange early harvest extra virgin olive oil 
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes 
  • 1/2 of a large red or green bell pepper, diced 
  • 1/2 an onion, diced 
  • 1 cup of frozen peas
  • 4 cups of cooked rice 
  • 1/4 cup of soy sauce 
  • 3-4 green onions, sliced 


Preparing the Egg

  1. Place a medium non-stick pan or skillet on a stove at medium to high heat and pour in the coconut oil. 
  2. Crack open 2 eggs into a regular-sized bowl and whisk it. 
  3. Pour the egg from the bowl into the pan with sizzling oil and scramble. Then remove the egg from the skillet and set it aside. 

Preparing the Rice

  1. Heat up 3 tablespoons of blood orange early harvest extra virgin olive oil and one teaspoon of sesame oil at medium to high heat until it starts to sizzle. 
  2. Once the oil starts to sizzle, add garlic, red chili flakes, ham and begin to stir fry until the ham turns golden. 
  3. Add the bell pepper, onion, and peas into the skillet and stir fry for 2-3 minutes or until the desired tenderness.
  4. Add in the rice, eggs, and soy sauce and stir for 4 more minutes. 
  5. To add a tropical flavour, add desired fruits such as pineapple, grapes, apple, or strawberries. 

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