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Ginger and scallion stir-fried brown rice

8
7
1
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
44 min
Prep
30 min
Cook
14 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This colorful dish boasts the flavor of ginger mixed with a variety of vegetables that includes carrots, mushrooms, snow peas, green peas and kale mixed with scallops. Make this quick dish even faster with leftover rice. We recommend using day old rice for this recipe. Starting with cold rice helps this recipe cook to perfection. The dish cooks very fast so you want to keep the ingredients moving so that they won't burn. The addition of egg boosts its protein value for a satisfying meal.

Ingredients

Olive oil

2 tsp

Uncooked carrot(s)

½ cup(s), thinly sliced

Dried shiitake mushroom(s)

½ cup(s), stems removed, thinly sliced

Ginger root

1 tsp, fresh, minced

Snow peas

½ cup(s), sliced in half lengthwise

Frozen green peas

½ cup(s), or fresh peas

Long grain cooked brown rice

4 cup(s), freshly cooked or day old

Uncooked kale

1 cup(s), or other greens such as Swiss chard or collards, chopped

Egg(s)

2 large egg(s), well-beaten

Low sodium soy sauce

2 Tbsp

Uncooked scallion(s)

cup(s), sliced, divided

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat until very hot but not smoking; add carrots and then mushrooms. Cook, stirring and shaking pan for 2 to 3 minutes. Add ginger and snow peas and cook for 30 seconds more; add peas and rice and stir to combine.
  2. Next, add chopped greens; reduce heat to medium and cook, covered, about 2 minutes. Remove cover and increase heat to medium-high. Add beaten eggs, soy sauce and 1/4 cup of scallions, stirring to combine; cook 3 to 4 minutes more and garnish with remaining scallions. Yields about 1 3/4 cup per serving.