Before you cook the rice make sure that you use less water than usual to cook slightly drier rice in your rice cooker.
With this recipe the most important thing is to make a light fried rice. You don't need a lot of ingredients. Prepare just the eggs, salt, pepper and soy sauce. If you're adding other ingredients, cut into small equal sizes.
Fry the chopped onion. Add other ingredients and fry.
If you use extra eggs, scramble beforehand.
You don't need to cook the green onion beforehand as it cooks quickly.
Put the warm cooked rice into a bowl. Add the beaten egg and mix well until evenly distributed.
This is the important step. Heat a frying pan until it starts to smoke lightly without oil. Once the light smoke starts, pour in the oil.
Keep the heat high. Add the rice mixed with an egg and fry quickly.
You will see the fried rice will be very light. Add the other ingredients you prepared and green onion. Season with salt and pepper.
After mixing gently, drizzle soy sauce around the edges of the frying pan. Stir well and it is done.
Story Behind this Recipe
When you live alone, you might frequently cook fried rice. If you follow the usual way, you will end up having soggy fried rice. It is difficult to make restaurant-like light fried rice. I wanted to make a non-greasy and authentic fried rice with simple ingredients. That's why I created this recipe.
To make a light fried rice, it is essential to have a stovetop with a lot of gas. Usually hobs at home don't work well. To get over this, heat your frying pan very hot beforehand. By mixing the rice and raw egg, each grain of rice is coated with the egg sheen and your fried rice will become crumbly.