Weight Watchers: Easy Fried Rice

Updated 12 months ago

Who says you have to eat boring, bland food or give up the carbs to lose weight?  Not Jackie Conn from Weight Watchers!  She says, eating food you enjoy is the key to sticking to a weight control food plan forever – to lose the weight AND to keep it off!  She joined Jim Morris on TV5 News at 5 to share her Easy Fried Rice recipe.Easy Fried Rice4PointsPlus ValueTrack Prep time:  8 minCook time:  10 minServes: 6Basic, easy and fast — a tasty way to use up leftover rice. Make it a main dish by stirring in cooked chicken or shrimp.*Ingredients 2 spray(s) cooking spray      2 large egg(s), lightly beaten      1 cup(s) uncooked carrot(s), shredded      1 cup(s) uncooked scallion(s), sliced, divided    3 cup(s) cooked white rice      1/2 cup(s) frozen green peas, thawed    1/4 cup(s) low-sodium soy sauce, or to taste    InstructionsCoat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray: warm pan over medium-high heat. Add eggs: tilt pan so that eggs cover bottom.When eggs start to set, break them up into pieces with a heat-proof spatula or wooden spoon. Cook until eggs are cooked through, about 1 minute more: remove eggs from skillet and set aside.Off heat, recoat same skillet with cooking spray: set over medium-high heat. Add carrots and all but 2 tablespoons scallions: sauté until carrots are crisp-tender, about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in cooked rice, peas and soy sauce: cook until heated through, stirring once or twice, about 1 minute. Gently stir in cooked egg and remaining scallions: heat through. Yields about 3/4 cups per serving.


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