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Vegetable fried rice

4
4
1
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
23 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
8 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
This fried rice cooks in a snap, and it's much healthier than the restaurant version. It can be made in less than 25 minutes and is bursting with flavor. The quick sauce comes together in minutes and is comprised of dry or sweet sherry as well as low-sodium soy sauce. The rest of the stir-fry features marinated tofu, garlic, ginger, summer squash, brown rice, snow peas, and red peppers. Feel free to experiment with any other veggies you have on hand, like mushrooms, onions, and broccoli. Stir in the sauce and sliced scallions right before serving for crunch and a final hit of color and texture.

Ingredients

firm tofu

8 oz, extra-firm

sherry (dry or sweet)

2 Tbsp, or Chinese cooking wine

low sodium soy sauce

4 Tbsp

canola oil

2 tsp

garlic clove(s)

1 large clove(s), minced

ginger root

1 piece(s), 1-inch, or to taste, peeled and minced

summer squash

1 small, cubed

cooked medium grain brown rice

4 cup(s), cooled

snow peas

1 cup(s)

sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, thinly sliced

uncooked scallion(s)

3 medium, sliced, white and pale green parts only

Instructions

  1. Cut tofu into small cubes. Mix together 1 tablespoon cooking wine and 1 tablespoon soy sauce and pour over tofu to marinate while you prepare vegetables.
  2. Mix remaining 1 tablespoon wine and 3 tablespoons soy sauce together and set aside.
  3. Heat a wok over high heat and add canola oil. When oil is hot add drained tofu, garlic and ginger. Stir-fry for about a minute, then add squash.
  4. After another minute add rice, snow peas and peppers. Stir-fry until rice is hot and vegetables are hot but still crisp, 1 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add soy sauce mixture and stir to coat evenly. Add scallions and serve.
  6. Serving size: 1 cup

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