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Turkey Fried Rice Recipe

"My husband, our two young sons and I enjoy this deliciously different fried rice dish," relates Lorna Plett of Riverton, Manitoba. "The brown rice makes it extra nutritious...and it's a great way to use up leftover cooked turkey."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 50 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup shredded romaine

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45-50 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Remove from the heat; cool. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine turkey and soy sauce; cover and refrigerate. In a large nonstick skillet, cook and stir the egg over medium heat until completely set. Remove and set aside.
  • 3. In the same skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and celery in oil until tender. Add rice and turkey; cook and stir over medium heat for 6-8 minutes. Add lettuce and reserved egg; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 367 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 994 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer