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Fried Brown Rice with Edamame

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.

Health JANUARY 2012

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup fried rice)


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 318
  • Fat: 16.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 6.6g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Carbohydrate: 30g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 93mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 429mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg

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Fried Brown Rice with Edamame Recipe