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So-Easy Veggie Fried Rice

Total Time
24 min
Prep
14 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
3
Difficulty
Easy
Transform leftover brown rice into something special with this healthy spin on a Chinese classic. Add chopped chicken or shrimp for a main meal.
Ingredients

cooking spray

2 spray(s), divided

egg(s)

2 large, beaten

uncooked scallion(s)

2 medium, cut into 1-inch pieces

sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, thinly sliced

frozen peas and carrots

1 cup(s)

minced garlic

1 Tbsp

ginger root

1 Tbsp, fresh, minced

cooked medium grain brown rice

1½ cup(s)

low sodium soy sauce

4 tsp

rice wine vinegar

1 tsp

Instructions

  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add eggs and swirl to coat pan; cook egg through, remove to a plate and break egg up into small pieces with a fork.
  2. Off heat, recoat skillet with cooking spray. Add scallions, pepper, peas and carrots, garlic and ginger to skillet; sauté for 5 minutes. Add rice; heat through. Stir in cooked egg, soy sauce and rice wine vinegar; serve. Yields about 1 cup per serving.
Notes
This dish works best with completely cooled rice. If you don’t have any rice already cooked, cook 3/4 cup uncooked brown rice according to package instructions and spread out on a sheet pan to cool while you prep the vegetables.Craving Pork Fried Rice? Just add some diced Canadian Bacon to the skillet with the veggies (could affect SmartPoints values).

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