Beef Fried Rice

Fresh vegetables and classic Asian flavors go together fast in this flavorful beef and rice entree.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2
cups water
1
egg, beaten
1
lb. lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2
cup sliced celery
1/3
cup soy sauce
1
tablespoon sesame oil
1/2
teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 1/2
cups fresh snow pea pods, halved diagonally
1/2
cup chopped green onions (8 medium)

  • 1 Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. 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.
  • 3 In same skillet, cook ground beef, mushrooms and celery over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix soy sauce, sesame oil and hot pepper sauce; stir into beef mixture. Add pea pods, onions, cooked egg and cooked rice; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly.

Expert Tips

Light-colored sesame oil adds a delicate nutty flavor to salad dressings, sautés or stir-fries. Dark sesame oil has a rich aroma that makes it perfect for flavoring finished recipes. Use either light or dark sesame oil in this fried rice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
1230mg
1230%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.