Make a healthier version of your favorite take-out with this Asian edamame fried rice! I'm a sucker for Chinese fried rice, but who knows how much oil is added when you order it out. Making it yourself is healthier and easy to do.
Yield: 6 servings
5 from 1 vote

Edamame Fried Rice

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese
Make a healthier version of your favorite take-out with this Asian edamame fried rice! I'm a sucker for Chinese fried rice, but who knows how much oil is added when you order it out. Making it yourself is healthier and easy to do.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups leftover cooked brown rice
  • 2 egg whites (scrambled)
  • 1 whole egg (scrambled)
  • 1 tbsp Smart Balance oil
  • 1/2 onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (diced)
  • 5 scallions (chopped, whites and greens separated)
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • cooking spray
  • 1 cup ready-to-eat shelled edamame
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce (tamari for gluten free (or more to taste))
  • salt and fresh pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Whisk eggs and egg whites, season with salt and pepper.
  • In a hot wok, spray a little oil and cook the eggs.
  • When cooked, remove from pan and set aside.
  • Let the wok get really hot.
  • Add oil and cook onions, scallion whites, carrots and garlic for about 30-60 seconds, careful not to burn.
  • Add brown rice and stir well a few minutes to heat through.
  • Add cooked egg along with soy sauce, scallion greens and edamame, mixing well for about 3-4 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1scant cup, Calories: 202kcal, Carbohydrates: 28.5g, Protein: 8.6g, Fat: 5.8g, Saturated Fat: 1.1g, Cholesterol: 30.8mg, Sodium: 244.1mg, Fiber: 4.3g, Sugar: 1.1g
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 5