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Vegetable Fried Rice


First Posted: 10/27/2011 4:55 pm Updated: 08/31/2012 10:48 am

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice
Julie Toy
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Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain white rice, rinsed, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons grapeseed oil, divided
  • 2 large eggs, beaten to blend
  • 4 small carrots (about 4 ounces total), peeled and finely diced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets, cut into small pieces
  • 3 green onions; white parts thinly sliced, green parts cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Directions

  • Combine the water, rice, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt in a saucepan and cook until the rice is tender and water is absorbed. Transfer the steamed rice to a baking sheet to cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate until cold.
  • Heat a large wok over medium-high heat until the first wisp of white smoke comes off of the wok.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of grapeseed oil to the wok and tilt the wok to coat.
  • Add the eggs and quickly stir until just cooked, about 30 seconds.
  • Remove the eggs from the wok and set aside on a plate.
  • Heat 3 tablespoons of grapeseed oil in the wok over medium-high heat.
  • Add the carrots and broccoli to the wok and stir fry for 1 minute. Stir in the white parts of the green onions.
  • Add the cold rice and stir fry for 2 minutes or until heated through. Drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon of grapeseed oil.
  • Add the soy sauce and sesame oil and continue to stir fry for 1 minute.
  • Stir in the eggs and peanuts.
  • Transfer the rice to a bowl and sprinkle with the green parts of the green onions and serve.

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