Basil Fried Rice with Tofu & Pineapple

Basil Fried Rice with Tofu & Pineapple
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 472.5
  • Total Fat: 18.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 84.1 mg
  • Sodium: 745.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 63.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 10.1 g

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Introduction

Spicy & Sweet fried rice with basil and ginger. A local Thai restaurant serves something like this and I love it. Spicy & Sweet fried rice with basil and ginger. A local Thai restaurant serves something like this and I love it.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    3/4 - 1 Block of Tofus
    1/3 cup Soy Sauce
    1 tsp Sesame Seed Oil
    3 Tbs Canola or Vegetable oil
    1 Tbs fresh ginger grated or ground
    1-2 tsp of chili paste (asian section, may be the same as red curry not sure. if you dont like a little spice leave this out)
    1/4 cup fresh Basil
    3 garlic cloves pressed
    1-2 Bell Pepper Red or Orange for color diced or small slices
    1 stalk of celery or maybe change for water chesnuts
    2 cups fresh pineapple or 1 can (nonsweetened)
    4 cups of rice (cooked) jasmine or brown or....
    Cashews or peanuts to top (optional)
    you can vary the recipie by adding really any vegetables you like.

Directions

Marinate the tofu in the soy sauce and Sesame oil while getting everything else ready.

In a large skillet heat the canola oil, add the garlic ginger and chili paste (be careful the oil may spit) 30 seconds to a minute. Add the tofu with the soy sauce marinade stir-fry for 2-3 minutes then add the rest of the vegetables and cook for another 5 minutes. Lastly add the pineapple, basil, and rice then stir till rice is coated and warmed.

you can top it all off with some cashews or peanuts for a little extra protein.

Serving Size: make 4 meal size plates of rice

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JOHNEKEANE.

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