Fried Brown Rice with Edamame

Fried Brown Rice with Edamame Photo: Andrew McCaul


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice (such as uncle Ben's ready rice; use an 8.8-ounce bag)
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup frozen and thawed shelled edamame
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chile-garlic sauce
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts


Heat vegetable oil in a large heavy-bottomed skillet over high heat. Add cooked brown rice; cook until heated through (about 1 minute). Stir eggs into rice; cook 30 seconds. Stir in coleslaw mix, edamame, soy sauce, and chile-garlic sauce; cook 2 minutes or until eggs are cooked and edamame are heated through. Serve rice topped with cilantro and peanuts.

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup fried rice)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 318
Fat per serving: 16.3g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 5g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 6.6g
Protein per serving: 14g
Carbohydrate per serving: 30g
Fiber per serving: 5g
Cholesterol per serving: 93mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 429mg
Calcium per serving: 0.0mg

Good to Know

This dish comes together in minutes if you have frozen or microwaveable rice on hand. To boost the protein in this quick dish, add a handful of sautéed shrimp.

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