Waimea Fried Rice

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 158
  • Calories from fat: 19%
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 3.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 29.3g
  • Fiber: 1.9g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 327mg
  • Calcium: 18mg


  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain brown rice
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced lemon grass or 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 4 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add rice. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes. Remove from heat. Drain well; place rice in a shallow dish, and chill 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add lemon grass, garlic, and jalapeño; sauté 30 seconds. Add celery, bell pepper, and ginger; sauté 30 seconds. Add rice, and cook until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Stir in pineapple and remaining ingredients.
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