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Spanish Pork Fried Rice

I needed to make something for a potluck.

And I had some pork and some tomatoes, and I thought, why not use Spanish rice to make pork fried rice?

Why not?

Super filling for a crowd.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked rice
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes, with juice (this was about one very large tomato)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 leftover pork chop, cut into very tiny pieces, diced almost
  • a few splashes of soy sauce, divided
  • a few splashes of oil, divided
  • 1/2 large red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cooked black beans
  • 1 handful of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 scallions, diced

Make the Spanish rice by combining rice, stock, tomatoes, and water in a pan. Bring to a boil, stir, cover, and drop down to low to simmer until the liquid is gone and the rice is soft. This is your Spanish rice..

In the meantime, heat up a splash of oil in a hot pan, then add the finely chopped pork chop and add a splash of soy sauce. Fry it up until it gets kind of crispy, just a minute or so, stirring it around.

Then in a bigger hot pan, (I used my cast iron) add another splash of oil, add the rice and another splash of soy sauce. Cook it up for a few minutes and then add the pork, pepper, and beans. Stir it in and then top with cheese. Bake for a 5-10 minutes in a hot oven until it melts. Top with scallions and season to taste.

If you need it to go, let it cool down and then put it into a container.

Perfect for a potluck!

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