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Vegetable Fried Rice




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Recipe By Katie Cavuto Boyle RD

Think peas and carrots are same-old same-old? Dress them up with some Asian flavors and brown rice!

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
  • 4 cups chilled cooked brown rice
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup vegetable stock
  • 1/3 cup frozen green peas, defrosted

Directions

    1. Heat sesame oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add vegetables and garlic; stir-fry until tender.
    2. Add cooked rice; stir-fry 2 minutes. Push rice mixture to sides of pan, forming a well in center.
    3. Add egg to center of pan, and let cook 30 seconds; toss with rice, and stir-fry until egg is cooked through.
    4. Add the soy sauce, stock and peas. Combine and cook until heated through. Serve.

Reminder: The ingredients in a recipe determine if it should be eaten every day, some days, or on special occasions. It's up to you and you doctor to determine what can be part of a healthy diet for you and any special needs you may have.


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