This meal was devised out of pure desperation.  I was starving, there wasn’t much in the fridge and I didn’t want to order out.  Luckily I had some random things in the fridge and was able to throw this together.  I don’t think that it would have tasted as good if I would have planned it.

Moroccan fried rice

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  • 1-2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 egg
  • leftover chicken tajine (anything will work but that’s what I had!)
  • steamed fresh vegetables or frozen vegetables
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp each of cumin, salt, pepper and ginger


In a skillet heat up the vegetable oil and add the rice.  Cook for 2-3 minutes.  Add in the meat, vegetables and spices.  Cook until heated through.  Remove from skillet and add a little more oil.  Add in the egg and scramble.  When egg is cooked add the rice mixture back in and combine.  Enjoy!