Healthy, Easy Brussels Sprout Fried Rice

This vegan fried rice is nourishing and delicious, yet takes only about 30 minutes to prepare. When I grocery shop, I am inspired by the produce items that are in season, because they are the freshest and most flavorful ingredients to use in a recipe. 

*If you don’t have a wok, no worries, just use the largest pan you have. Give every step of cooking a bit more time because woks are hotter and cook quicker. You may need a bit more oil as well.

Healthy, Easy Brussels Sprout Fried Rice

  • Servings: 4-6
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Vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free stir fry with freshly shaved Brussels Sprouts and Shiitake Mushrooms.

recipe by: Gourmetmarichef

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp. peanut, corn or grape seed oil 
  • 10 oz. wash, trimmed and shaved brussels sprouts
  • 1 small onion or 2 shallots, chopped
  • 2 finely minced garlic cloves
  •  1 8 oz. package of sliced Shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 4 c. cooked and cooled off leftover rice.
  • 4 tbsp. soy sauce
  • ½ c. chopped peanuts
  • garnishes: sliced green onions, sriracha, sesame seeds

Directions

*if you don’t have a wok, use the largest pan you have. Use a bit more oil and cook longer.

  1. Place 2 tbsp. of oil in a wok and heat on medium heat, swirling the oil around the wok carefully. 
  2. Place the onion in the wok and cook for 1 minute until soft.
  3. Add in the mushrooms and Brussels sprouts. Cook for 5-7 minutes, tossing the whole time, until the veggies are tender.
  4. Add in the ginger and garlic, tossing over medium heat for another 2-3 minutes until the entire mixture is fragrant. Place the mixture in a bowl and go to the next step.
  5. Add the remaining 2 tbsp. of oil to the wok, and immediately add in the cooked rice.
  6. Stir-fry for 1-2 minutes until the rice becomes toasty.
  7. Lower the heat, add in the veggie mixture, peanuts, and soy sauce, mixing to combine.
  8. Garnish with 1 chopped green onion, sesame seeds, sriracha

Non-Vegan variations:

  • Add 2 beaten eggs into the veggies while cooking.
  • Before beginning, stir fry shreds of chicken, or beef or whole cleaned and deveined shrimps. place on the side and add in for the final step.

If you are looking for more easy to prepare meals and sides, please give these vegan recipes a try:

 Vegan Golden Beet Farro SaladEasy Butternut Squash Soup / DF GF VeganOrganic Vegan Golden Beet Soup

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