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3.21.2013

Ginger Fried Rice with Shrimp and Mango


Who said eating healthy has to be boring? Not only is this meal so good for you, it's soooo yummy!!! Even my pregnant-get-sick-from-everything-self was able to eat it and LOVED it.  Extra perk for pregnant women: the ginger helps with nausea! 

What's not to love?


Ginger Fried Rice with Shrimp and Mango


Ingredients
  • 3/4 pound fresh, medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (can also substitute chicken)
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese 5 spice
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1.5 tablespoons grated fresh ginger root
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 ounces (1 cup) fresh snow peas, cut in half
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and grated
  • 2 cups broccoli florets, cut into small bite size pieces
  • 3 cups brown rice (cooked)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 medium ripe mangoes, cut into slices

Cooking Directions
  1. Cook brown rice according to package's directions to yield 3 cups.
  2. In a small bowl, toss shrimp with Chinese 5 spice and set aside.
  3. Heat a large saute pan over medium/high heat. Once hot, add in oil, ginger, and garlic. Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  4. Add in shrimp and cook for about 1 minute--until they begin to turn pink.
  5. Add snow peas, carrots, and broccoli--stir to combine and cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Add cooked rice, soy sauce, and sesame oil--stir to combine and continue to cook until warmed through.
  7. Serve warm with mango slices.        
Makes 4 servings.




3 comments:

  1. mmm, this looks yummy!!!! anything with shrimp, i love!

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  2. i nominated you for the versatile bloggers award!

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