Lemon Fried Rice Recipe
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This appealing blend of rice and veggies complements most meats. The lemon peel and hot sauce transform regular fried rice into a distinctive side dish.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cups cold cooked rice
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Directions

In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry onions and parsley in butter for 1 minute. Add the remaining ingredients; stir-fry for 4-6 minutes or until peas are tender and rice is heated through. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Fried Rice in Light & Tasty June/July 2001, p31

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 186 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 391mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.

  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cups cold cooked rice
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  1. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry onions and parsley in butter for 1 minute. Add the remaining ingredients; stir-fry for 4-6 minutes or until peas are tender and rice is heated through. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Fried Rice in Light & Tasty June/July 2001, p31

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