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Veggie "Fried" Rice with Shrimp

This colorful, low-sodium recipe is packed with veggies and serves as a healthy alternative to traditional fried rice.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Veggie "Fried" Rice with Shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 378kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 1 medium bell pepper, green
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 medium carrot
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 4 ounce shrimp, peeled and deveined

Serve With

  • 2 cup, frozen mixed berries, frozen
  • 1/2 cup yogurt, vanilla, low-fat

Instructions

  • Finely chop pepper, onion, and carrots.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet.  Place the chopped pepper, onions, carrots, and garlic in the pan, cook for approximately 5 minutes to begin soften the veggies.
  • Add rice, and sauté for 1-2 minutes, then make a spot in the center of the rice mixture. Whisk eggs in a small bowl, then pour into the center of the rice. Allow to cook while stirring to keep cooked egg scrambled.  Once the egg appears to be no longer runny, mix into the rice and veggie mixture.
  • Add sesame oil, and soy sauce, allow to cook for 1-2 minutes longer. Add snow peas, cover, and simmer on lowest temperature for 2-3 minutes longer, remove from heat.
  • In a small pot, bring water to a boil.  Cook until shrimp is pink and hot.  Add to the rice and veggie mixture.
  • Serve with frozen berries topped with yogurt.

Nutrition

Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 306mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g