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Fried Brown Rice with Edamame

Yield Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup fried rice)
Fried Brown Rice with Edamame comes together in minutes if you have frozen or microwaveable rice on hand. To boost the protein in this quick dish, add a handful of sautéed shrimp.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice (such as uncle Ben's ready rice; use an 8.8-ounce bag)
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup frozen and thawed shelled edamame
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chile-garlic sauce
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 318
  • fat 16.3 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • monofat 5 g
  • polyfat 6.6 g
  • protein 14 g
  • carbohydrate 30 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 93 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 429 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large heavy-bottomed skillet over high heat. Add cooked brown rice; cook until heated through (about 1 minute). Stir eggs into rice; cook 30 seconds. Stir in coleslaw mix, edamame, soy sauce, and chile-garlic sauce; cook 2 minutes or until eggs are cooked and edamame are heated through. Serve rice topped with cilantro and peanuts.

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