Fried rice is one of the easiest dishes for using up leftovers and odd ends: bunch of broccoli starting to go flaccid? Chuck it in. That half a tomato you used the other day starting to shrivel up? Chuck it in. Cream cheese at the due date? .. okay, let’s leave that up to you. But you get the point.
When you are really struggling to find the energy to cook (been there), but you want something delicious (been there even more so), look no further. This is relatively quick as far as nice dinners go; little effort but with huge satisfaction and crowd-pleasing abilities.
I made this in about 15 minutes, because my hangry (hungry + angry) family were hissing at me to hurry up and feed them. This came at a price, though. My beautiful thumbnail which I had been carefully manicuring for the past few weeks was almost sliced clean off.