Pork Fried Rice

Ingredients:

  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 ounces ground pork
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cold cooked white or brown rice
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

Instructions:

  1. Dice the small yellow onion.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil in a wok or large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat until shimmering.
  3. Add 2 large eggs and gently scramble with a rubber spatula until just softly set, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a bowl or plate and set aside.
  5. Add the onion, 8 ounces ground pork, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper to the pan.
  6. Cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon into small pieces, until the pork is cooked through and the onion is tender, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons vegetable oil and let heat for a few seconds.
  8. Add 2 cups cold cooked rice, 1/2 cup frozen peas and carrots, and 2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari, and stir-fry until the rice is heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.
  9. Return the eggs to the pan.
  10. Remove from the heat and stir in 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil.

Chinese Fried Chicken Wings

Ingredients:

  • 8 whole chicken wings
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese cooking wine
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 400g cooked rice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup peas and carrots
  • 150g Chinese BBQ roast pork (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dark soy sauce
  • 2 large garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 spring onion stalk (chopped)

Instructions:

  1. Combine salt, ground white pepper, Chinese five spice powder, garlic powder, sugar, light soy sauce and cooking wine and egg in a small bowl and mix.
  2. Pour mixture over chicken wings in large mixing bowl.
  3. Make sure to cover each and every piece of chicken with seasonings.
  4. Then add cornflour and all-purpose flour.
  5. Rub ingredients into chicken wings for several minutes making sure there are no large flour lumps.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight for best tasting results.
  7. Heat oil to 350簞F in a pot large enough to hold 8 chicken wings.
  8. Try to add all the chicken in pot as soon as quickly as possible so all of the wings cook at the same time.
  9. Fry for about 6 to 10 minutes.
  10. Then remove and drain on a wire rack.