Fried Rice with Sweet Soy Sauce

Fried Rice with Sweet Soy SauceRecipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross


4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups rice and 1 lime wedge)
Total time: 35 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 35 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 430
Fat 16.1 g
Satfat 3.3 g
Monofat 7.2 g
Polyfat 4.7 g
Protein 12.8 g
Carbohydrate 58.2 g
Fiber 5.2 g
Cholesterol 180 mg
Iron 2.6 mg
Sodium 377 mg
Calcium 83 mg


3 tablespoons peanut oil, divided
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
3 finely chopped shallots
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 chopped serrano chile
4 cups cooked long-grain brown rice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced daikon radish
1/3 cup fresh basil leaves
1/3 cup fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
4 lime wedges


1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; swirl to coat. Pour eggs into pan; cook for 2 minutes or until set, stirring once. Remove eggs from pan.

2. Increase heat to high, and add the remaining 2 tablespoons oil to pan. Add shallots, garlic, and chile; stir-fry 1 minute. Add rice; stir-fry for 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Add cooked eggs, soy sauce, salt, and pepper; toss to combine.

3. Top with radish and herbs, and serve with lime.


Sweet Soy Sauce

1/4 cup lower-sodium soy sauce

1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar


Bring soy sauce and brown sugar to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Simmer 2 minutes or until reduced to 1/4 cup.

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon)


Calories 61; Fat 0mg; Protein 0.9g; Carbohydrate 14.9g; Fiber 0.1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Iron 0.4mg; Sodium 537mg; Calcium 14mg