Xndo Fragrant Fried Rice

Xndo Fragrant Fried Rice

Ingredients 1 packet Xndo rice 1 clove garlic, finely chopped ½-inch fresh ginger, finely sliced 1 tbsp coconut oil ½ tbsp butter 1 egg, beaten ½ cup mixed vegetables, diced Salt and pepper to taste Optional: spring onion to garnish Directions Heat coconut oil and butter in a wok Over medium heat, add garlic and ginger…

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