30 minutes Dinner

Thai fried rice with broccoli & peanuts

Makes: four servings
Makes: four servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅓ cups brown rice (dry)
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 4 cups white mushrooms, pre-sliced
  • 4 cups broccoli
  • 2 ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ½ tbsp minced garlic
  • 4 green onions
  • ½ cucumber
  • ½ cup unsalted peanuts
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ cup chopped basil
  • ¾ lime
  • 1 ½ tbsp sriracha

Steps

  1. Cook rice according to package instructions.

  2. Peel and coarsely chop onion . Slice white mushrooms . Trim broccoli stems and cut into bite-sized florets.

  3. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet set over medium heat. Add chopped onion and cook 2 to 3 minutes, until soft. Stir in white mushrooms and broccoli . Cook 5 to 7 minutes, until broccoli is just softened. Stir in garlic and cook 1 minute, until fragrant.

  4. While mushrooms cook, trim and thinly slice green onion and cucumber . Coarsely chop peanuts .

  5. When broccoli is softened, add cooked rice to the skillet and cook, stirring frequently, 3 to 4 minutes, until rice is starting to crisp. (Use a wooden spoon to break up rice if it starts to clump.) Remove from heat and stir in soy sauce and peanuts .

  6. Transfer fried rice to serving bowl and garnish with green onion , cucumber , basil leaves and a squeeze of lime . Serve with extra soy sauce or sriracha to taste.