This week’s Skinny Dawg recipe for Beef Fried Rice is a take on a classic- fried rice. It’s also a meal that will leave your friends and family in disbelief that it’s low in calories. This meal is quick to get on the table, and as an added bonus, packs a punch of protein to keep you feeling satisfied longer.
TOTAL TIME: 30 Min SERVINGS: 6 SERVING SIZE: 1 and 1/3 Cup CALORIES PER SERVING: 290
1 cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2 cups water
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 egg, beaten
1lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2 cup sliced celery
1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce
1 1/2 frozen peas
8 medium green onions, chopped (1/2 cup)
Cook rice in water as directed on package.
Meanwhile, brush 12-inch nonstick skillet with olive oil. Heat over medium heat. Add beaten egg to skillet; cook 1 minute or until firm but still moist. Remove from skillet; cut into thin strips. Cover to keep warm.
In same skillet, cook beef, mushrooms and celery over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked.
In small bowl, mix soy sauce, sesame oil and pepper sauce; stir into beef mixture. Add peas, cooked egg and cooked rice; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring constantly, until hot. Top with green onions.
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