HEALTHY FRIED RICE in 10 MINUTES
prep time:15 min: cook time: 10min total time 25 min! An amazingly healthy twist on takeout fried rice and you can’t even tell that it's 50% is cauliflower rice. And So EASY to make!
INGREDIENTS: prep and lay out all ingredients before you start
2 cups pre-cooked brown rice (can use a pack of precooked microwave brown rice to save time)
2 tablespoons tamari (naturally fermented) or soy sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
3 tablespoons vegetable oil (I prefer Safflower)
1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon five-spice-powder
2 large eggs
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, diced
2 carrots, peeled and finely diced
3-4 mushrooms finely chopped
1 cup chopped broccoli florets
1/2 cup frozen peas thawed
2 cups riced cauliflower
2-3 green onions / scallions, thinly sliced (set aside for garnish)
1 teaspoon sesame seeds (set aside for garnish)
1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped (set aside for garnish)
Heat 3 tablespoons vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat.
Stir in 5-spice powder
Add onion, carrots, mushroom & broccoli to the skillet stirring often, about 2-3 minutes
Stir in minced garlic then add riced cauliflower, peas stirring constantly for another 1-2 minutes.
Add tamari, ginger and toss.
Stir in rice and cilantro then add eggs. Continue to toss rice/veggie blend till egg is cooked about 3-4 minutes.
Garnished with sesame seeds; Serve immediately,
NOTES: this makes a perfect side dish or, you can add in 2 cups of diced chicken meat for a main dish. Serve with vegetable spring rolls and Chinese mustard.