Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Recipe of the Week: Market Vegetable Fried Rice (via A Couple Cooks)

At the Indy Winter Farmers Market, we are lucky to be able to call the dynamic duo behind local food blog A Couple Cooks our friends. Sonja and Alex create beautiful and delicious recipes featuring fresh, whole foods. They frequently pick up their ingredients at the Indy Winter Farmers Market. Here is a recipe they have created for Market Vegetable Fried Rice. Make sure you check out their blog for more recipes, beautiful pictures and fun!

Market Vegetable Fried Rice
Serves: 3 to 4
What You Need
  • ½ yellow onion
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 turnips
  • ¼ small cabbage
  • 4 small bok choy heads
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice, at least one day old
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Black pepper
What To Do
  1. Dice the onion, and mince the garlic. Peel the carrots and turnips, then dice them. Shred the cabbage. Chop off the bottoms of the bok choy, then thinly slice (chiffonade) the leaves.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, heat 2 tablespoons sesame oil. Saute the carrots, onion, and turnips 2 minutes. Add the bok choy and cabbage and saute for 2 minutes. Add the 2 eggs and scramble them in for 1 minute. Add the garlic, ½ cup peas, 4 cups rice, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, ½ to 1 tablespoon additional sesame oil, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, and fresh ground pepper. Heat, stirring, until all rice is coated. Serve hot.

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