Japanese Fried Rice (Yakimeshi)

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This traditional Japanese fried rice ready to serve in less than 20 minutes.




  1. In a wok or large pan over medium high heat, add oil and garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add onions and carrot and cook for 3-4 minutes, or until vegetables are soft but still yielding a crunch.
  3. Add cooked rice and lettuce and stir until the ingredients are mixed in with the rice.
  4. Push rice to one side and add eggs. Continuously stir and break the eggs with your spatula until they’re almost fully cooked.
  5. Mix the eggs with the fried rice and add soy sauce.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and stir until the sauce and seasonings are evenly spread through the fried rice.
  7. Turn the heat off and serve.


This Japanese fried rice will keep refrigerated for up to 3 days.

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