Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Fried Rice

Okay, who doesnt love Chinese take out?  Now, imagine if you could make friend rice that tasted just as delicious with not nearly as many calories.  Read on, people.  Ive had this for lunch once so far this week & I had coworkers ask me where I ordered from.  Success!

Recipe from Better Homes.
Yields 4 servings.
141 calories per serving.

2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp cooking oil
1 stalk celery, sliced
3/4 c fresh mushrooms, sliced
9 oz brown rice, cooked
1/2 c frozen peas, thawed
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 scallions, sliced

In a small bowl, combine eggs & tsp of soy sauce.
Set aside.

Pour sesame oil into a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add garlic & egg mixture and stir to scramble.
Remove from skillet & set aside.

In the same skillet, pour 1 tbsp cooking oil & heat over medium-high.
Stir fry celery in hot oil for 1 minute.
Add mushrooms & cook for 2 more minutes.
Add cooked rice & peas & sprinkle with 2 tbsp soy sauce.
Cook for 6 minutes until heated through.
Add scrambled egg mixture & green onions.
Cook & stir for 1 more minute.

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