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Fried Rice

Nigerian Fried Rice

Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Nigerian

Equipment

  • Pots
  • Knife
  • Chopping board
  • Bowls
  • Saucepan
  • Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Parboiled Rice
  • 1/2 - 1 kg Chicken or turkey
  • 2-3 Carrots
  • 1/4 cup Grean pea
  • 1/4 cup Green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup Green beans
  • 1 cup Beef Liver optional
  • 1/4 cup Sweet corn
  • 2 Big Onions
  • 1 tablespoon Curry Powder
  • vegetableoil or coconut oil
  • Seasoning Cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Thyme
  • Salt

Instructions
 

Preparing the stock and Liver

  • Clean up the chicken or turkey to remove dirt and blood. In a pot add your cleaned chicken or turkey, a teaspoon of thyme, a teaspoon of curry, seasoning cube, and onions slices. Add a cup of water and cook the chicken or turkey for 15 minutes. Pour the cooked chicken or turkey in a strainer to separate the chicken or turkey from the stock. 
  • Set the stock aside. You can either fry or grill your chicken or turkey.
  • Wash and place the cow liver in a pot. Add seasoning cube and salt to taste. Cook the cow liver for 10 minutes and allow to cool then cut into cubes and set aside.

Preparing the vegetables

  • Dice the onions and set aside
  • Wash and peel the carrot and cut into small cubes.
  • Remove the seeds of the green bell pepper and cut it into small cubes.
  • Place the carrot and green peas in boiling water for 5 minutes. Strain out and place in bowl of cold water to stop the cooking process. Pour in a sieve and set aside.

Preparing the fried rice.

  • Pour the reserved chicken stock into a large pot and bring to a boil. Add your parboiled rice. The stock should be at the same level as the rice, so that when it dries up completely the rice will be done. Note: Add water if the stock wont be enough to cook the rice.
  • Add your seasoning cubes, curry powder, and salt to taste. Leave it to cook on medium heat until it is done.
  • In a saucepan heat up oil, add the onions, carrots, peas, green bell pepper and diced liver, little salt to taste…. Stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes and pour into a bowl.
  • The rice will be fried in small batches. Divide the stir-fried vegetables into equal portions. The size of your saucepan will determine the number of portions.
  • Pour a portion of stir-fried mix into the frying pan; add the rice and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Repeat this process for the remaining rice and veggie mix.