Teriyaki Beef Jerky Fried Rice

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Cooking with Beef Jerky isn’t the most common, but it’s not uncommon. There are quite a few recipes out there to utilize jerky in main dishes. While it might be most likely to be used by hunters that turn their meats into jerky to make them last longer – you really can make some delicious meals with jerky. I found some deli cut teriyaki beef jerky that was just screaming to be turned into Teriyaki Beef Jerky Fried Rice!

Teriyaki Beef Jerky Fried Rice

Fried rice is really a simple dish to make – great for weeknight dinners. You just need some cooked rice, veggies and a protein (or not). I like to make sure there is eggs in my fried rice because it’s a a great source of protein, but you could omit that step. Fried rice can be a main dish (with proteins) or a side dish with another dish like Shrimp Stir Fry.

If you don’t know where to get deli-style jerky, try your local meat market or deli. You can also order online from many jerky places like Tillamook Smoker Company. You want to get into small enough piece that they will “re-hydrate” some but not so small that you lose the bite of them. I definitely encourage you to get the Teriyaki variety for this but you might do classic or old-fashioned if you only have that available.

Teriyaki Beef Jerky Fried Rice

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Teriyaki Beef Jerky Fried Rice

Try something a little different with your fried rice!
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Asian, Chinese
Keyword beef jerky, fried rice, Teriyaki Beef Jerky Fried Rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 12 oz Teriyaki Beef Jerky – deli style chopped
  • cup Basmati Rice
  • 5 cup Chicken Stock
  • 12 oz Peas & Carrots frozen
  • 4 Scallions chopped
  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • ½ cup Coco Amino
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 4 Eggs beaten

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, add rice and chicken stock. Cover with lid and cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat but leave lid on until ready to make fried rice. ****It is best to make this rice earlier in the day so that it is completely cooled before you start the fried rice.
  • In a large saute pan or wok over medium-high heat, add oil. Once heated add rice and break up, Then add peas & carrots, half of green onions, beef jerky, ginger and coco aminos. Stir to combine and toss.
  • Move rice mixture to outer edge, making a hole in the center. Pour beaten eggs into center. Cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring often until soft scrambles. Gently stir into rice mixture until well combined.
  • Serve with remaining scallions sprinkled on top and more chopped jerky, if desired.

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Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

5 thoughts on “Teriyaki Beef Jerky Fried Rice

  1. Oh, my hubby would like this recipe. Thanks so much for linking up with me at the Unlimited Link Party 24. Pinned!

  2. I love fried rice and I love beef jerky. I never would have considered combining the two but you have totally sold me on the idea! This looks so delicious. Thanks for sharing!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

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    Create With Joy says:

    I’m not a beef jerky fan but I wish I had found your recipe earlier – I won some awhile ago and I would have used it in this recipe! Thanks for always sharing your recipes at Create With Joy. We’re SO delighted to feature you as our Friend of the Week at this week’s Friendship Friday party! 🙂

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