Chinese-Style Vegetable Stir-Fried Rice
Chinese-style stir-fried rice, filled with lots of veggies, is an easy and tasty side dish to serve with Asian-style vegetable and tofu dishes.
safflower or other neutral vegetable oil
dark sesame oil
halved and thinly sliced
small bell pepper
any color, cut into short narrow strips
cooked brown rice
white and green parts, thinly sliced
cooked fresh or thawed frozen corn kernels
or one 15-ounce can cut baby corn, drained
frozen green peas or green beans
natural reduced-sodium soy sauce
or to taste
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Sesame seeds for garnish
Fresh cilantro for garnish
Heat the oils in a stir-fry pan or large skillet. Add the onion and sauté over medium heat until translucent.
Add the carrots and continue to sauté until the onion is golden.
Add rice, scallions, corn or baby corn, peas or green beans. Drizzle in the soy sauce. Stir-fry over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the rice is touched with golden spots.
Season with freshly ground pepper, and additional soy sauce if need be.
Serve at once, garnishing each serving with sesame seeds, and if desired, some cilantro.
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