My family loves this recipe for Southern fried rice. It makes the perfect side dish for any meal and goes with just about any meat you are serving. This recipe can easily be doubled and you should be able to freeze it with no problem. Southern fried rice is great for a busy work night and your family will love it. I make this dish often. You might also like to check out our recipe for okra fritters.
Southern Fried Rice Ingredients Needed:
Onion or can use green onions
Cooked rice of any kind
Note: You could add pimentos or mushrooms to this dish. I also added a little chopped red sweet pepper just for color.
If you love rice like we do, you may also love this Green Chili Rice! Super easy to make and a wonderful addition to any taco night.
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Southern Fried Rice
Easy side dish!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Southern Fried Rice
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks
1/2cupchopped onion or can use green onions
1/2cupchopped green pepper
2cupscooked rice of any kind
Cook bacon in a skillet, remove and drain on paper towels. Leave bacon drippings in skillet and add onion, green pepper and celery cooking until browned.
Add cooked rice and soy sauce and cook on medium low for about 10 minutes to combine flavors.
You could add pimentos or mushrooms to this dish. I also added a little chopped red sweet pepper just for color.