This is a nice alternative to your usual take out style fried rice. Of course, feel free to add anything that suits your fancy.

  • 1 1/2 cups long grain white rice
  • 2 large cage free organic eggs
  • 1 tbs peanut oil
  • 1/4 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 tsp light soy sauce or liquid aminos
  • 2 tbs oyster sauce
  • 2 tsp white wine or rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 12 asparagus spears, chopped into quarters
  • 1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 6 water chestnuts sliced
  • 3 scallions thinly sliced
  • 3 tbs minced cilantro

To cook rice use 3 cups of water, add a wee bit o’ Peanut oil, a shake of Himalayan or Sea Salt and 1 1/2 cups of rice (such as Canilla or Carolina Long Grain). Bring to a boil and then lower heat. Cover with a tight lid and gently simmer for 20 minutes. DO NOT PEAK! Your rice will come out perfectly. You don’t need a rice cooker, trust me. Set aside.

Did you ever notice that the scrambled eggs in Chinese take out are firmer? If you like the eggs this way, crack the 2 eggs, add about a tbs of water and a pinch of salt.  Adding salt before you scramble helps firm them up. Whisk very well and add to a pan with peanut oil. They can be slightly under done as they will continue cooking in the rice. Set aside.

Combine

  • 1/4 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 tsp light soy sauce or liquid aminos
  • 2 tbs oyster sauce
  • 2 tsp white wine or rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil

in a bowl. Heat a wok or a big non-stick skillet on medium high and saute the garlic in peanut oil for 30 seconds..do not burn…add the liquid ingredients. Saute a bit more, add asparagus for a minute then rice. Keep stirring to coat rice in sauce. Add eggs, then scallions and cilantro.  You’re done!

Asian String Beans

  • 1 lb trimmed string beans
  • 2 tbs peanut oil
  • 2 smashed garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup lite soy sauce or liquid aminos
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (or more if you like heat).

Heat oil in a wok or a big non-stick skillet on high. Add ginger and garlic, stirfry 1 minute. Add string beans and cook until they blister slightly. Lower heat to medium and add soy sauce, cook for another minute.

Enjoy Love Advocates!

 

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