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Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe
Photo Courtesy Of Kitchendaily.com 

Heart Healthy Recipe Ingredients: 

  • 3 cups Cooked Brown Rice, refrigerated or thawed frozen, then brought to room temperature 
  • 12 fresh Snow Pea Pods - cut lengthwise in three strips
  • 10 whole canned Water Chestnuts - coarsely chopped
  • 3 Bok Choy Ribs (white and green parts) - cut in 1/2 inch slices
  • 1 Egg - lightly beaten
  • 1 medium Onion - chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Canola or Peanut Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chili Oil
  • 2 tablespoon Black Bean Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon low-salt Soy Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/3 cup frozen Green Peas - defrosted
  • 1 large Garlic Clove - minced
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons minced Fresh Ginger - to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper - to taste

 

Food Preparation Instructions:

  • In a small bowl, combine bean sauce, soy sauce, sugar, chili oil and salt, if desired, then set aside.
  • In a wok or large skillet, heat oil over high heat.
  • Stir-fry egg, breaking up with fork - transfer to a plate.
  • Add snow peas, water chestnuts, bok choy, onion and green peas to the skillet.
  • Stir fry 2 minutes, or until the bok choy is wilted.
  • Transfer mixture to the plate containing the egg - return the pan to the heat.
  • Add garlic and ginger to the pan and stir-fry just until fragrant - about 10 seconds.
  • Do not let them burn.
  • Immediately add rice, bean sauce mixture and egg.
  • Stir-fry, stirring to break up egg and mix into the rice.
  • Heat through, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Stir in the vegetable mixture toward the end.
  • Season to taste with pepper.
  • Serve hot or lukewarm.

Low Cholesterol Side Dish Serves 6