Winter Vegetable Fried Rice

Winter Vegetable Fried Rice
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Serves: 4
 

Ingredients
  • 1 cippolini onion, minced
  • 1 carrot, cut into small dice
  • 1 parsnip, cut into small dice
  • ½ beauty heart radish, cut into small dice
  • 1 Tbsp. each garlic & ginger, minced
  • 2 cups kale, de-ribbed & finely chopped
  • 3+ Tbsp. peanut or sesame oil
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp. tamari/soy sauce
  • ½ tsp. Chinese 5-spice powder (optional)

Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large cast iron pan or wok over medium-high heat & add onions, carrots, parsnips, & radish.
  2. Stir fry until starting to brown, then add garlic, ginger, & kale.
  3. Stir for another minute, then add rice, a bit of salt, & pepper.
  4. Stir fry until rice is hot & just starting to brown.
  5. Lower heat a bit & make a well in the middle.
  6. Add the egg & season with salt & pepper. Stir until egg just starts to set & then stir & scrape it into the rest of the stirfry until cooked.
  7. Add soy sauce & 5-spice & serve.
  8. Garnish with chopped roasted peanuts & cilantro, if desired.
  9. Add cooked chicken, pork, or tofu if you wish.