Healthy Fried Rice

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( — Traditional fried rice is actually precooked rice that is refrigerated overnight and stir-fried the following day. This rice dish is extremely flexible rice dish – it can be prepared with precooked rice for a fast side dish, or you can add your choice of shrimp, chicken, tofu, egg, and/or a variety of vegetables to create a surprisingly healthy main dish.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 side dish servings/4 main dish servings


2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon sesame oil or canola oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 stalks celery, thinly bias-sliced (1/2 cup)
3/4 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 8.8-ounce pouch cooked brown rice
1 medium carrot, shredded
1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon soy sauce
2 green onions, sliced (about 1/4 cup)