• By Dana Sparks

Making Mayo’s Recipes: Fried rice with mushrooms

October 10, 2019

This fried rice is as flavorful as your favorite takeout version and it's packed with brown rice and veggies.

Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network — just in time for you to try over the weekend. You also can have the recipes delivered via the Mayo Clinic App.

These recipes are created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. Find more recipes and other healthy living insights on the Mayo Clinic App.

Watch: Making fried rice with mushrooms.

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Serves 4

2 cups brown rice, cooked
1 teaspoon sesame oil
½ cup diced onion
½ cup diced carrot
½ cup diced celery
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 tablespoons sliced scallions
½  teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
1 teaspoon grated fresh garlic
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
¼ cup peas
1 cup egg substitute

Cook the rice according to the directions on the package. Set cooked rice aside. In a large nonstick saute pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion, carrot and celery. Cook for 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms, scallions, ginger and garlic. Stir constantly for 1 minute. Add the soy sauce, peas, egg and rice. Heat thoroughly.

Serving size: ½ cup
Nutritional information per 2 tablespoons: 186 calories; 2 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g transfat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 469 mg sodium; 30 g total carbohydrate; 4 g dietary fiber; 4 g total sugars; 11 g protein.