OK there are 3 ways to make egg fried rice:
The first is to cheat and use Veetee Rice (long grain).
Break an egg or 2 into a hot wok with 2 tablespoons of decent peanut oil. As the egg begins to cook turn it over as if frying and egg in a frying pan.
As it begins to solidify, begin to break it up into pieces with a spatula.
Add the long grain Veetee Rice and break that into pieces and then squash with a spatula.
Mix in with the egg properly and as the rice begins to soften add some quality soy sauce.
Taste it and if it needs more salt then add more soy. I recommend using Kikoman c00039.
The second is to boil the rice in a rice cooker (Use Thai fragrant rice).
Once the rice is finished in the cooker, begin to fry your egg in the hot wok.
Turn the egg and continue to cook so it solidifies.
Immediately add the rice and beat it with a spatula so that the egg mixes into the rice.
Add soy sauce to taste.
The third is to cook the rice in a saucepan (Use Thai fragrant rice and a good quality pan with lid).
Wash the rice once.
Add 1.5 cups of water per 1 cup of raw rice into the saucepan.
Put the lid on and bring to the boil. (If you pan is rubbish then seal lid with a wet teatowel)
Hot simmer for 12 further minutes.
Turn off the heat (move to another hob on electric)
Allow to rest for 30 minutes with the lid on (YOU HAVE TO KEEP THE LID ON THROUGHOUT OR IT WILL NOT WORK!)
Fry the egg in a wok and turn it over to cook both sides.
Begin to fry your egg in the hot wok.
Turn the egg and continue to cook so it solidifies.
Immediately add the rice and beat it with a spatula so that the egg mixes into the rice.
Add soy sauce to taste.
If you try all 3 of these methods and your rice is rubbish then asses why that could be. It could be poor equipment, poor rice (do not use quick cook rice) or even poor egg (I like using duck egg)
Hope that helps you on your way to cooking perfect egg fried rice. It should taste better than restaurant or takeaway egg fried rice which is usually prepared early in the day or even a few days before with unsold boiled rice (common cost saving, always only buy steamed/boiled rice eating out) .

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