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Aromatic Jasmine Fried Rice

Absolutely love this fried rice, which can be either a main or side dish (see "variation" below for side dish).
Ingredients: 
1/4 cup coconut oil, olive oil, or bacon drippings (from nitrite and nitrate free, uncured bacon)
3 eggs, beaten
4 cups cooked Soft and Savory Brown Rice (this recipe uses Jasmine brown rice)
1 cup leftover pork, beef or chicken, diced
5 green onions, chopped
1/2 cup frozen peas and carrot mix
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon real, unprocessed salt (or to taste)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, (or to taste)

Directions: Preheat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet (seasoned cast iron preferably). When oil is shimmering (but never smoking), add the eggs and scramble till almost set (they should still look slightly wet). Remove eggs to a plate and keep warm.

Add the 3 tablespoons of oil remaining to the skillet. Heat as…