Who doesn’t love a healthy version of comfort food? This is one of those dishes that tastes delicious AND is good for you, it’s a win-win. 🍚🍳🌱

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Healthy No-Fried Rice

Who doesn’t love a healthy version of comfort food? This is one of those dishes that tastes delicious AND is good for you, it’s a win-win. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Fat, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 portions

Ingredients

  • 2-3 cups Jasmine Rice day old rice is preferable but fresh is OK too
  • 6 each Baby Carrots diced
  • 1/2 each Onion diced
  • 1 each Bell pepper small diced
  • 1/2 cup Mushrooms small diced
  • 1 cup Peas chopped
  • 1 bunch Scallions chopped
  • 2-3 each Garlic cloves minced
  • 1 " Fresh ginger grated (optional)
  • 1 T Fresh lime juice (optional)
  • 2 tsp Rice Vinegar (optional)
  • 1/2 cup Tamari
  • 2 each Eggs (omit for vegan)
  • 3 T Coconut oil
  • 1 T Sesame oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Micro cilantro for garnish (optional)

Instructions

Instructions for the Omelette

  • On the stove top, heat a non-stick pan on medium.
  • Crack open the eggs in a bowl and whisk well.
  • Cost the pan with a bit of oil and add the eggs.
  • Stir for the first min until about half is still liquid, then using a spatula spread evenly in the pan and let cook for approximately 2 minute or so.
  • When a majority of the egg has cooked, flip the omelette and cook an additional 1-2 minutes.
  • Eat right away or remove from the pan and set aside to cool.

Instructions for the Fried Rice

  • Start by preparing the omelette, once cool chop and set aside.
  • Prepare all the veggies by cutting them up & setting aside
  • In a small bowl, combine the ginger, tamari, lime juice, vinegar, sesame oil & 2 T. of water and set aside.
  • In a large saute pan heat the coconut oil, saute the bell pepper, onion & mushroom until translucent.
  • Season with salt & pepper.
  • Add the garlic and saute 1-2 more minutes.
  • Next add the carrots and stir in the sauce, bring up to a simmer and cook until carrots are tender, about 5-10 minutes. Add a touch more water if it starts to get too dry.
  • Add the snap peas the last 3-5 minutes
  • Add in the rice and at the very end and mix well. Add in the omlette, mix.
  • Plate it up and garnish with cilantro, enjoy!
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Notes

  • Use your favorite veggies and make substitutions as needed. 
  • I like to use Jasmine rice but you can sub for your favorite kind 
  • Skip the egg to make this dish vegan! 
  • It’s gluten-free as long as you use a Gluten-free tamari.