fried-rice

Gluten Free/Vegetarian

 

A delicious way to enjoy black rice is by using a traditional recipe for fried rice.  This recipe is full of antioxidant power and easy to prepare. And as a cooking oil, I used canola oil due to its neutral taste, light texture and high heat tolerance make it ideal for stir frying.

 

Serves: 7  Serving Size: 1 cup (215 grams)
Reboot Servings: 1.7 Grains & Starches,  0.5 Meat & Vegetarian Meat, 1 Fat
Calories: 200

 

fried-rice-ingredients

Ingredients
4 cups black rice, cooked
2 Tbsp canola oil
1 red onion, diced
1/2 cup peas (frozen ok)
1 carrot, diced
3 celery stalks, diced
1 Tbsp. ginger, crushed
1 Tbsp. garlic, crushed
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
1 bunch scallions, diced and divided (green and white)
3 eggs

 

Directions

  1. Whisk eggs together and cook over medium-high heat to make an egg pancake. Once cooked, removed from heat, chop into pieces and put aside.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a wok or large frying pan or wok. Add the onion, carrots, celery and the white parts of the scallion, the ginger, garlic, and sauté for roughly 3 minutes. Then add the peas.
  3. Add the cooked black rice and sauté for a couple of minutes more, until heated through.
  4. Add the green parts of the scallion and the soy sauce, stirring, until well heated.
  5. Stir in chopped cooked eggs, and serve.

 

How to cook black rice here

 

Disclaimer: Manuel Villacorta, M.S., R.D., is a spokesperson for CanolaInfo and is paid for services which include, but not limited to, photography, videography, recipe development, social media promotion and online contributions.
– “I only represent companies that I truly believe in their mission and love their products deeply in my heart. I use them often myself as they are the best, nutritionally potent foods available” – Manuel Villacorta.

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