In honor of my 100th recipe post I thought I would share one of my absolute, favorite dishes. I have loved fried rice since I was a kid, it is what I would always order whenever we would go out to Asian restaurants. Up until about a year ago I never really made this at home, since Ryan had told me that he wasn’t a huge fan. However, I decided to make it for him one day and now it is one of his favorite dishes too.
Throughout the years, I have had many different versions of fried rice. I’ve had it with pork, chicken, and shrimp. For me, my favorite is the combination of andouille sausage and shrimp. I also like to throw in some bacon because that was my favorite part of the fried rice I ate growing up. Bacon makes everything better doesn’t it? ;-)
I also wanted to mention that it is important to use cold leftover rice for this dish. I have tried to make fried rice before by cooking the rice right before I fried it and it turned into a mushy blob. Not so yummy.
I like to serve this with some crispy wonton chips. And of course, I like to squeeze some Siracha on top. Enjoy!
My favorite way to enjoy an artichoke, simply roasted with a creamy roasted garlic dip.
Chicken wings marinated in creamy greek yogurt dill sauce and baked until golden brown and crispy.
A salty, sweet snack with popcorn, M&M’s, pretzels, white chocolate and a sprinkle of sea salt.
Have you ever been to the Pacific Northwest? If you have, or if you live there like me then you are familiar with Burgerville. If you are not familiar with Burgerville and live in the Pacific Northwest, or plan to visit, do yourself a favor: GO. I guess I shouldn’t say Pacific Northwest because Burgerville [...]
Crunchy cornichons dipped in batter, fried until golden and served with a Cajun Dijon dipping sauce.
A chocolate milkshake with everyone’s favorite Easter candy, Robin’s Eggs.
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
Have new recipes emailed to you.