Healthy Fried Brown Rice
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Healthy Fried Brown Rice

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Level

easy
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Cooking

15 min
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Preparation

30 min
Ingredients
Servings
2
Virgin Coconut Oil
2 tbsp
Fresh Ginger
sliced into thin strips
1 knob
Garlic, minced
2 cloves
Chilli Flakes
1 tsp
Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms
stems discarded, thinly sliced
2 cups
Thin Green Asparagus, cut into 5cm pieces
1 bunch
Brown Rice, cooked, best cooked the day before, and refrigerated overnight
12 cups
low sodium Tamari (Japanese soy sauce)
1 tbsp
Salt, to taste
White Pepper, to taste
Lemon Juice, to taste
Shaoxing wine (optional)
12 tbsp
How to cook
Step 1
  • On medium fire, heat oil in a large sauté pan. Add in ginger, and stir constantly to prevent burning. Cook until a light, crispy brown – about one minute.
Step 2
  • Turn heat off, remove the ginger immediately and set aside (leave the oil in the pan).
Step 3
  • Reheat the ginger-infused oil. Add in garlic, red chilli flakes, shiitake mushrooms, and a small pinch of salt.
Step 4
  • Cook over medium heat for about 2-3 minutes until the mushrooms start to release moisture.
Step 5
  • Toss in the asparagus and continue to sauté for another 2 minutes. Add in a bit more oil if needed.
Step 6
  • Then crumble in brown rice to loosen the clumps.
Step 7
  • Add in tamari, salt, and Shaoxing wine (optional), and cook for another 8-10 minutes, or until heated through.
Step 8
  • Finally, add ground white pepper and lemon juice. And either stir in the crispy ginger slices to combine with the brown rice or use them as a garnish. Serve immediately.
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