Leek & Egg Fried Rice

The leeks and oyster sauce elevate fried rice to new heights.

Leek & Egg Fried Rice

Photo: Gerri Photography

Leek & Egg Fried Rice

Yield: 4 portions


  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup leeks (quarter leeks, and thinly slice)
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 cups pre-cooked basmati rice (24 hours in advance)
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed


  1. Combine oyster sauce, soya sauce, and sesame oil. Set aside.
  2. Heat fry pan or wok over medium high heat. Add 1 tbsp vegetable oil and sauté leeks about 3 minutes until soft.
  3. Add eggs and scramble with leeks. Season with salt and pepper. Remove eggs from pan and set aside.
  4. Scrape pan well to remove bits of egg, then add 1 tbsp of oil and heat to medium high.
  5. Add peas and stir fry for 1 minute.
  6. Add rice and stir fry for 3 - 4 minutes, or until rice is heated through. As you stir, break up any clumps of rice.
  7. Add sauce mixture and stir.
  8. Return eggs to wok, breaking them into pieces with spoon.
  9. Stir and serve immediately.

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