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BETTER THAN TAKE-OUT FRIED RICE Recipe

This recipe is healthier and less greasy than take-out fried rice. It offers an easy, one-skillet meal that can be ready in 20 minutes.

This is a great mix of proteins (eggs and shrimp) as well as a fun way to sneak in as many veggies as you think your kids will stand for dinner! Using a rice cooker to make the rice ahead of time keeps this down to 20 minutes or less prep time.

Ingredients :

  • 4 c rice, prepared
  • 1/2 lb boneless chicken breast, cooked and cut into bite-size pieces. or same amount of medium-size cooked shrimp.
  • 1/2 lb boneless chicken breast, cooked and cut into bite-size pieces. or same amount of medium-size cooked shrimp.
  • 1 c peas and carrots, frozen
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 c soy sauce
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Directions :

  1. 1 Prepare rice according to package instructions to yield 4 cups cooked rice.
  2. 2 Heat sesame oil in a large skillet on medium heat.
  3. Add onion, garlic, peas, and carrots. Stir fry until tender.
  4. 3 Crack eggs into pan and scramble, mixing throughout vegetables.
  5. 4 Add rice, chicken or shrimp or both, and soy sauce to pan. Stir to combine all ingredients and remove from heat. Enjoy!

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