Rice Stir-Fry Recipe
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Rice Stir-Fry Recipe

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A colorful stir-fry shared by Gloria Warczak comes together in no time with leftover long grain rice. "This is one of our family favorites,” Gloria relates from Cedarburg, Wisconsin. "It's quick and easy and takes just minutes to prepare."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 ounces pork tenderloin, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup fresh sugar snap peas
  • 1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups leftover cooked long grain rice

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 181 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 166mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large skillet or wok, saute the pork in 2 teaspoons oil for 3-5 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm. In the same pan, heat remaining oil. Add the mushrooms, peas, water chestnuts, peppers, onion and garlic; stir-fry until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  2. Combine the soy sauce and sugar; stir into vegetable mixture. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Return pork to the pan. Stir in rice; cook for 3-5 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Rice Stir-Fry in Quick Cooking January/February 2006, p29

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 143115
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2011

"This recipe for excellent. I left out the mushrooms because I don't like them, and Increased the pea pods and water chestnuts to 3/4 c. each."

Cynthialahl User ID: 2683966 59740
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2009

"You can put bacon too!"

casadinonna User ID: 595585 153264
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2009

"can I use frozen stir fry veggies in this recipe and add the garlic?"

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