Thursday, January 16, 2014

Sriracha Egg Fried Rice | Easy Lunchbox recipes

Who all loves Sriracha??? Me and the huss are addicted to it these days. Our vegetable fried rice is never complete with a decent dose of hot Sriracha sauce. It all started after we had a take out from a nearby Chinese restaurant and the owner suggested we have it with some Sriracha sauce. Seeing the look on our faces he took the pain to pack us some sauce. The intensity of flavors and the chinese zing was enough for us to fall in love with the sauce and we grabbed our own bottle the next time we went shopping. Since then we have been using it to complete our chinese foods. To those who are not familiar with the sauce, Sriracha is a type of hot sauce made from a paste of chili peppers, distilled vinegar, garlic, sugar, and salt. It is named after the coastal city of Si Racha, in the Chonburi Province of Eastern Thailand, where it was possibly first produced for dishes served at local seafood restaurants.

This time when I was preparing fried rice, I thought of intensifying the flavors by adding a tablespoon of the sauce in the rice itself and both of us loved it to the core. To those who are not in favor of hotness, reduce the sauce per liking.

~*What U Need*~
Cooked basmati rice - 2 cups
Onion - 1, finely chopped
Carrots - 1, finely chopped
Beans - 8-10, finely chopped
Green peas - 1/2 cup
Eggs - 2
Spring onions - 1/2 bunch
Garlic clove - 2, finely chopped

Soy sauce - 1 tsp
Sriracha sauce - 1 tbsp
Salt, Pepper

How I made it:
Heat oil in a kadai and add the garlic cloves, fry till brown. Add the onions and fry till soft. Add the peas and cook till tender. Next add in the carrots and beans and saute for few mins. Add the soy and sriracha sauce and mix well. In another pan, scramble the eggs with some oil. Meanwhile to the veggies add the cooked rice and mix well. Season with salt and pepper and then add the spring onions and scrambled eggs. Mix well and cook for another 2 mins.
Serve warm...

So thats it Folks...
With Love,

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  1. Rice looks super yummy, have to try this sauce..

  2. looks awesome and droolworthy.

  3. super delicious rice. Read your article and it was very informative.

    On-going event: South Indian cooking

  4. Hi Vimitha, your fried rice look so inviting. Great idea to use sriracha sauce. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

    Have a nice day.

  5. Yipee vimitha we too add siracha sauce to our fried rice .Def gives the chinese flavour.

  6. Super fried rice!!!

  7. Sriracha is my ketchup. Love this rice.

  8. Beautiful creation; fried rice is one of my favourites.

  9. My H's favorite fried rice...looks inviting vimi !

  10. Delicious and lovely looking egg fried rice.

  11. I have never tried Sriracha sauce..but have been seeing it a lot in the blog world..should try it soon..the rice looks very delicious

  12. Love spicy fried rice, and yours looks delicious :)

  13. flavorful fried rice..........yummy...


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