Benihana Fried Rice

Another great find was the copy of Benihana Fried Rice in the newspaper. It was either in the AJC or the San Diego UT. Does it really matter? I don’t think so. It’s almost as good as when they make it at the restaurant.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: Prep Time – 5 min; Cook Time – 30 min.

Ingredients:

1 T. vegetable oil
1 t. scallions, chopped
1 t. carrots, chopped
1 t. onion, chopped
1 egg
2 c. steamed rice, hot
1 t. butter
2 T soy sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
1 t. sesame seeds (optional)

Preparing Benihana Fried Rice:

In a skillet over medium heat, heat the oil, then add the scallions, carrots and onion. Cook for about 2 minutes. Add the egg and cook until it scrambles. Cut up the egg into small pieces. Add the steamed rice to the vegetable-egg mixture and mix well. Add the butter, soy sauce, salt and pepper to the rice and mix well. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve immediately.

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