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Bacon Fried Rice

Fried rice is already so delicious but bacon makes it even better!

Bacon Fried Rice

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Recipe by Jennifer Course: Main Courses, SidesCuisine: AsianDifficulty: Easy


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Fried rice is already so delicious but bacon makes it even better!


  • 1/2 lb Applewood bacon, diced

  • 4 large eggs, whisked

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil, divided

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1-1/2 cup frozen peas and carrots blend, thawed

  • cooked and chilled white rice (instructions below)

  • 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce

  • 1 tbsp butter

  • 2 tsp sesame oil

  • 1 tsp Hoisin sauce

  • sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds, garnish


  • Cooked and Chilled Rice
  • In a medium sized sauce pan, bring 2-3/4 cups of water to a boil.
  • Add 1 tsp salt.
  • Add 1-1/2 cups rinsed, and drained uncooked rice.
  • Cover and reduce heat to a low simmer.
  • Cook 15-18 minutes.
  • Fluff with fork.
  • Replace lid and let steam for 5 minutes.
  • Remove lid, and let rice come to room temperature.
  • Put rice into a covered container, and store overnight in the fridge, until needed for fried rice.
  • Bacon Fried Rice
  • Fry bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat, until crisp and brown.
  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer bacon to plate with a paper towel, set aside.
  • Wipe pan out with a paper towel, and heat one tbsp. of oil.
  • Add the eggs and scramble until fully cooked.
  • Transfer to the plate with the bacon and keep warm.
  • Heat remaining oil in the pan.
  • Add onion to pan, cook until tender (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Stir in garlic, cook for an additional minute until fragrant.
  • Add in the cold rice and peas and carrots blend, cook for 3-4 minutes until rice begins to soften.
  • Add the eggs and bacon back into the pan.
  • Stir in soy sauce, oyster sauce, butter, sesame oil, and Hoisin sauce, cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring to melt butter and heat through the rice.
  • Garnish with green onions and toasted sesame seeds, enjoy!


  • Optional, but I like to add white pepper to this dish, about 1/4 tsp.

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Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size1 servings

  • Amount Per ServingCalories525
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 29.3g 46%
    • Saturated Fat 9.7g 49%
  • Cholesterol 167mg 56%
  • Sodium 1380mg 58%
  • Potassium 181mg 6%
  • Total Carbohydrate 44.2g 15%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.6g 11%
    • Sugars 2.6g
  • Protein 22.4g 45%

  • Calcium 3%
  • Iron 19%
  • Vitamin D 13%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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