asian pear FRIED RICE.

July 25, 2012

asian pear FRIED RICE.

2012 © COPYRIGHT KAJAL DHABALIA, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

We’ve been having fun experimenting with our harvest of Asian Pears…. a few days ago I had some leftover rice I wanted to use it up. So I made a fried rice with baked tofu, edamame, carrots, broccoli and ASIAN PEARS instead of water chestnuts….the slight hint of sweetness from the pears was fabulous! 

asian pear FRIED RICE (4 ppl)

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cups cooked rice 
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil (or oil of your choice)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated or minced
  •  1/2 cup carrots, diced
  • 3/4 cup edamame, washed
  • 2 cups broccoli, cut into florets
  • 3/4 cup asian pear, diced
  • 3 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sri Racha hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon hing (or 1 clove garlic, minced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

DIRECTIONS for cooking

  1. Heat oil in preheated wok or skillet on medium-high heat. Add soy sauce, Sri Racha hot sauce, hing (or garlic), ginger and stir until fragrant.
  2. Add broccoli, carrots and edamame and salt. Stir and cover for 5 minutes.
  3. Once veggies are at a tenderness you like, add rice and stir until heated through (about 3 minutes since the rice is already cooked, it just needs to be heated through)
  4. Last, stir in diced pears, stir and serve!
ENJOY!

VEGAN NOTES

  • It’s all vegan!

GLUTEN FREE NOTES

  • Totally gluten-free!

YOGIC COOKING NOTES

  • Pitta dosha’s can eliminate the Sri Racha Hot Sauce.


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