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Lemon Fried Rice Recipe

Lemon Fried Rice Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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