Recipes

Stir fried rice

A popular hot meal item for school canteens.

Stir fried rice

Method

  1. Rinse the rice under running water. Combine rice and water and cook in rice cooker.

  2. Lightly beat the eggs.

  3. Heat a wok or frying pan and add some oil. When the oil is hot, add the eggs. Cook until they are lightly scrambled. Remove the scrambled eggs and roughly chop them.

  4. Add the rest of the oil, brown the diced chicken (or beef), then add the cooked rice. Stir-fry for a few minutes, season with salt or soy sauce.

  5. Add the scrambled egg and vegetables. Cook through and mix thoroughly.

$1.09 per serve as at Nov 2016

 

Portions

Ensure portion sizes are appropriate for the age of the children. Serve half the amount for younger children or a smaller portion.

 

 

Variations

Use egg noodles or rice noodles to substitute rice. Boil noodles according to the package directions. Drain the noodles well when they are cooked.

Remove chicken or beef to make the meal vegetarian.

Note

Children can choke on food at any age but the risk is higher in children under 5 years. Refer to the Ministry of Health Guidelines to find out more. Search ‘food and choking' at health.govt.nz

 
Stir fried rice

To serve

To serve: 10

You need

  • 500g brown rice
  • 600ml water
  • 50ml vegetable oil
  • 5 eggs
  • 750g vegetables, e.g. chopped cabbage or frozen mixed vegetables (peas, corn, carrot)
  • 200g chicken breast or lean beef (diced)
  • 3 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce

Method

  1. Rinse the rice under running water. Combine rice and water and cook in rice cooker.

  2. Lightly beat the eggs.

  3. Heat a wok or frying pan and add some oil. When the oil is hot, add the eggs. Cook until they are lightly scrambled. Remove the scrambled eggs and roughly chop them.

  4. Add the rest of the oil, brown the diced chicken (or beef), then add the cooked rice. Stir-fry for a few minutes, season with salt or soy sauce.

  5. Add the scrambled egg and vegetables. Cook through and mix thoroughly.

$1.09 per serve as at Nov 2016

 

Portions

Ensure portion sizes are appropriate for the age of the children. Serve half the amount for younger children or a smaller portion.

 

 

Thank you for your feedback.
The Fuelled4life team.