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Scrumptious Vegan Fried Rice Recipe To Try This Weekend

by | February 19, 2019

Vegan fried rice is a delicious side dish that goes great with any stir fry. It’s easy to make in a small batch for a quick and filling dinner but it is also just as great to make in a large batch for a potluck among friends. It can be customized to include a vegan “chicken” to look more authentic, or you choose to add in some extra vegetables such as broccoli and bell pepper for a more nutritious meal. Here is how you can make a fantastic vegan fried rice that your family will be sure to love as either a side or a main dish.

Scrumptious Vegan Fried Rice Recipe To Try This Weekend
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Scrumptious Vegan Fried Rice

(Serves 4 )

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup uncooked jasmine rice
  • 4 tbsp Follow Your Heart vegan egg
  • 1 cup frozen or canned peas
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 3 green onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • vegan chicken alternative (Gardein has a great selection)
  • ½ small head of broccoli
  • ½ red bell pepper
  • ½ green bell pepper
  • sriracha

Instructions:

  1. Cook jasmine rice as normal. Let cool completely and store in the fridge for thirty minutes or until cold.
  2. Peel the carrot before cutting into small cubes, dice the yellow onion, chop the green onion and finely chop the garlic.
  3. In a large skillet with vegetable oil cook the garlic, carrot and yellow onion on medium-high heat until the carrot is almost tender.
  4. (Optional) Add in florets of broccoli and diced bell pepper to the large skillet.
  5. As the garlic, carrot, and onion mixture is cooking, in another small pan, cook the vegan egg according to the package’s instructions. Take off heat as soon as they are done.
  6. Add in the rice, peas, green onion and vegan egg to the garlic, carrot, and onion. Mix well.
  7. (Optional) Add in your cooked vegan chicken substitute of choice to the rice.
  8. Add the rice vinegar and soy sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well to ensure equal coverage.
  9. Cover the skillet and turn heat to low. Let the rice sit on low heat until it is completely warmed.
  10. Serve as either a main dish or as a side to a vegetable stir fry. Optionally top with sriracha for a spicy kick.

What would you serve with this vegan fried rice? Let me know in the comments below.


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Gabriella Anaya

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