“Erection is chiefly caused by parsnips, artichokes, turnips, asparagus, candied ginger, acorns bruised to a powder drunk in muscatel” -Aristotle
I adapted this recipe from one from the New York Times.
- 2 medium green peppers, thinly sliced
- 1 medium white onion, julienned
- 3 leeks, sliced (white and light green part only)
- 1 cup bean sprouts
- 4 cups cooked rice, preferably day old.
- 2 tablespoons ginger, minced
- 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
- 6 tablespoons sesame oil
- 4 eggs
In a large skillet, heat 3 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp and brown. With a slotted spoon, transfer to paper towels.
Reduce heat under skillet to medium-low and add 2 tablespoons oil and onion, leeks and peppers. Cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until very tender. Add rice and cook, stirring well, until heated through.
In a small skillet, fry the eggs (individually.) Divide the rice mixture into four portions. Top each with equal portions of bean sprouts and then each with a fried egg. Garnish with fried garlic and ginger mixture.