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Hamburger Fried Rice Bento (208)

We had hamburger patties last night and this is something I’ve been finding increasingly hard to arrange nicely without repeating the same old things, so I decided to try making it into a fried rice. I don’t recall ever eating a hamburger fried rice, so hopefully it turns out all right.

Fried Rice Bento

The first thing I did was heat some olive oil in a little pan. Then I crumbled up the hamburger patty into small pieces and separated the rice as best I could. It was a mixture of white and brown rice. I had some already chopped up bell pepper and added that into the mix. After it had been cooking for a bit, I poured about a tablespoon of Mr. Yoshida’s sauce over it. I added the broccoli last, since I hadn’t thought about putting it in until I noticed it was rather bland in color.

Since lacquer boxes cannot stand high heat, I lined the box with some lettuce to help protect it. I poured everything in and arranged the pieces as best I could with chopsticks. For snacks I have baby carrots, some of those new Brother’s Potato Crisps (freeze dried, ZERO oil, ZERO fat, yahoo!!), salsa, and popcorn.

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  • Sophie

    Ha, what a creative idea. I’m always running out of ideas when it comes to how to cook ground meat! 🙂

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  • bento-zoe

    Very good idea. I tried some hamburgers were I exchanged the bread for some rice “hamburger” shape, and rice sandwiches. I love your web site!!

  • Well some like this way, Buy I think you should consider the another side of the toppic too. Thanks