Freezer Meal Fried Rice

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Use this convenient recipe to cook up several freezer meals before a busy season of life, or to toss those extra few cups of leftover rice into something quick for dinner in the future. Click through for my tips! #easydinner #freezermeals #leftovermakeover

Fried rice is a great way to use up various leftovers and make a new meal. I’ve been making it for years, discovered it’s a great freezer meal, and I think I’ve finally hit on our perfect ratios and sauce!

Freezer Meal Fried Rice

This simple to mix up freezer meal is money in the bank for busy days or gifting!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 230kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 cups dried rice, cooked I cook it 6 cups rice+6 cups broth in the instant pot on rice setting but you can cook it according to your package directions
  • 10 eggs scrambled+cooked+chopped small with your spoon/spatual
  • 4 cups diced meat a leftover roast is perfect for this!
  • 5 cups mixed frozen vegetables Or whatever fresh/roasted vegetable you have on hand, chopped up
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • black pepper

Instructions

  • Prep everything- cook the rice and let it cook
  • Chop up the meat.
  • Scramble the eggs.
  • Now assemble! In a big pot or bowl, mix the rice, meat, eggs and vegetables.
  • Whisk together the sauce- apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, honey and garlic powder
  • Drizzle it all over the top of the mixture. Grind or sprinkle black pepper to taste
  • Mix it all together well and then portion out into 3- one gallon freezer bags or other container of choice.
  • Label, lay flat and freeze
  • TO COOK- Thaw the bag of rice in the fridge until fully thawed. It cooks better if not frozen and clumpy.
  • Heat up a large skillet or dutch oven on medium heat.
  • Add some oil or lard to coat the bottom of the pan, dump in the rice.
  • Leave it alone for a minute or two at a time so that things can get a little crispy, don’t stir it constantly or you’ll just make it mushy.
  • Its ready when everything is hot and crispy to your liking.
  • Enjoy!

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9 thoughts on “Freezer Meal Fried Rice

  1. This is what I’ve been looking for! Mine has always lacked a certain pizazz or actual taste… Haha… Thank you for this gift!

  2. Just made this recipe last night. I used the meat from a whole chicken that I cooked in the instant pot. It all came out perfect! My husband approved, and he is super picky.

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