Healthy Recipes: Mushroom Fried Rice

Wipe the mushrooms off with a paper towel. Don’t wash them.

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Total time to prepare: 30 minutes

Ingredients:
2 tsp. + 1 Tbs. reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbs. dry sherry
1 tsp. molasses
1 Tbs. + 1 Tbs. canola oil
½ lb. shiitake caps or cremini mushrooms, finely chopped
2 cups cooked brown rice, cold
6 cups shredded napa cabbage
3 scallions, thinly sliced

Directions:
• In a small bowl, combine the 2 tsp. of soy sauce with the vinegar and garlic. In another small bowl, combine the 1 Tbs. of soy sauce with the sherry and molasses.
• Heat 1 Tbs. of the oil in a large, non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Stir-fry the mushrooms until browned, 3-5 minutes. Add the soy sauce/vinegar/garlic and stir-fry until dry, 1-2 minutes. Remove from the skillet.
• Add the remaining 1 Tbs. of oil and stir-fry the rice for 1-2 minutes. Add the soy sauce/sherry/molasses and stir-fry for 1 minute. Stir in the cabbage and stir-fry until wilted, 1-2 minutes. Toss the mushrooms and scallions with the rice.

Serves 4.

Nutrition Information:
Per serving (1 ½ cups)—
Calories: 220
Sodium: 250 mg
Total Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Carbohydrates: 32 g
Protein: 6 g
Fiber: 2 g

Mushroom Fried Rice

One Reply to “Healthy Recipes: Mushroom Fried Rice”

  1. Just made this, and it was wonderful. Good flavours and easy to make. I have been using some of the recipes as I am trying to change the way I eat. I have also shared with others and they enjoyed them.Thank you for all the articles in Nutrition Action I have learned a lot.

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