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Leek & Pea Fried Rice

Leek & Pea Fried Rice

This leek and pea fried rice is comfort in a bowl. It's got undercurrents of garlic and ginger, it's got a bright hit in the peas, some lower notes with the subtle leeks, and a hearty base of rice and egg. It's everything you need for a night in with a good movie. 

Leek & Pea Fried Rice. A vegetarian main dish | Shiny Happy Bright

You can definitely use white rice in this recipe (might I recommend leftover take-out rice), but I usually make up a big batch of brown rice (3/4 cup of uncooked brown rice makes 3 cups cooked rice) and then let it sit a fridge for a day before using it in this recipe. 

Leek & Pea Fried Rice. A vegetarian main dish | Shiny Happy Bright

Basically just about any veggie could go in this fried rice, but I would definitely suggest you keep in the leeks. For toppings, I like sriracha sauce, kewpie mayo, sliced green onions, or sesame seeds. 

The inspiration for this recipe came from an awesome recipe on the New York Times that I've made a few times. It's heavy on the ginger which I love. 

Leek & Pea Fried Rice. A vegetarian main dish | Shiny Happy Bright

I hope you like this recipe as much as I do! 


This recipe was inspired by the NY Times' incomparable Ginger Fried Rice recipe from Jean-Georges Vongerichten. 


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