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Fried Rice

Enjoy a healthier version of this Chinese takeout favorite at home! To make it a meal, increase the portion size and top with a sunny-side-up egg.

Oxmoor House OCTOBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves 8 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
  • Total:25 Minutes


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 3 cups cooked long-grain rice, chilled
  • 1/2 cup frozen petite green peas
  • 1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 2 ounces 33%-less-sodium ham, cut into 1/3-inch cubes
  • Chopped green onions (optional)


1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add 1/2 cup green onions; sauté 2 minutes. Add garlic and ginger; sauté 1 minute. Stir in egg. Cook, stirring constantly, 30 seconds or until set. Add rice and next 4 ingredients (through ham). Cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat. Garnish with chopped green onions, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 149
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 4.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Cholesterol: 27mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 153mg
  • Calcium: 17mg

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