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Quick "Not-So-Fried" Rice

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  • Servings:

    Serves 4 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    10 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    10 minutes


2 tablespoon sesame oil, divided
2 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 each Medium onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon Finely minced ginger
3 each carrot, sliced thinly on diagonal (or packaged precut matchstick carrots)
2 cup cooked brown rice
2 cup edamame, frozen
1 each egg, lightly beaten
Quick "Not-So-Fried" Rice


Thaw edamame and set aside. Whisk together 1 tablespoon sesame oil and 2 tablespoons soy sauce in tiny bowl and Set aside.
Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in wok (or large frying pan) over high heat. Add chopped onion, ginger and carrots and saute while stirring, about 4 minutes.
Add rice and edamame and cook while stirring about 5 minutes over high heat. Sprinkle sesame oil/soy sauce mixture and stir to blend.
Pull rice mixture to sides, leaving center of wok (or frying pan) empty—pour lightly beaten egg in center and scramble. Once egg is cooked, be sure it is broken up and stir it into the rice. Serve immediately.
Recipe created by Heather Quintana, Certified Health Coach, Certified Food Educator


Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 4
Base Nutrients
Calories 528 kcal (26%)
Calories from Fat 171
Total Fat 19 g (29%)
Saturated Fat 7 g (35%)
Cholesterol 53 mg (18%)
Sodium 512 mg (21%)
Total Carbohydrates 91 g (30%)
Dietary Fiber 12 g (48%)
Protein 21 g (35%)
Vitamin A 7705 IU (21%)
Vitamin C 13 mg (14%)
Calcium 103 mg (8%)
Iron 9 mg (50%)