Classic Beef Fried Rice

 

Beef fried rice is definitely one of our favorite items on your average Chinese takeout menu. Find out how to make an even better version at home!

What you will need

For the beef:

10 ounces flank steak, cut into bite-sized pieces

¼ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon water

Pinch of baking soda (optional, but good for tougher cuts of meat)

1 teaspoon dark soy sauce (mushroom flavored preferred)

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1 teaspoon oil

For the rest of the dish

For the rest of the dish:

1 tablespoon hot water

¼ teaspoon sugar

½ teaspoon sesame oil

1½ tablespoons regular or light soy sauce

2 teaspoons dark soy sauce

½ teaspoon MSG (totally optional!)

Fresh ground white pepper

5 cups cooked rice

3 tablespoons canola oil, divided

2 eggs, beaten

1 medium onion, diced

¾ cup peas

1 scallion, chopped

1 tablespoon Shaoxing wine

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