Turmeric Fried Rice with Greens

With a wonderful golden hue, this fragrant fried rice is speckled with greens and turmeric scrambled eggs. For best results, use Success® White Rice.

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 15 mins
Servings
SERVES 4
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Success® White Rice
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric, divided
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp canola oil, divided
  • 1 cup packed kale, stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

  • This fried rice recipe made with Success® White Rice has a beautiful golden color and is loaded with veggies. 

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In medium bowl, whisk together eggs and 1 tsp turmeric. Season with salt and pepper.

    Step 3

  • In large wok or skillet set over medium-high heat, add 1 tbsp canola oil. Add egg mixture and cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes or until eggs are set and soft curds have formed. Transfer to large plate.

    Step 4

  • Return wok to medium-high heat and add remaining canola oil. Add kale, spinach, 3 scallions and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes or until kale and spinach are starting to wilt.

    Step 5

  • Stir in rice, sesame oil and remaining turmeric. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes or until evenly coated in turmeric. Stir in peas, corn, soy sauce and lime juice. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through.

    Step 6

  • Stir scrambled eggs into fried rice. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 2 minutes. Garnish with remaining scallions and sesame seeds.

    Recipe Tip:

    Thinly sliced collard greens and Swiss chard can also be used in place of spinach and kale in this recipe.

Additional Fried Rice Flavor

If you’re looking for some additional flavor in your fried rice dishes there are a few different things you can do.

Experiment With Your Rice: Although this particular recipe calls for Success® White Rice, try experimenting with other rice types to explore new flavors in your fried rice recipes. Aromatic rice types like Success® Jasmine Rice or Success® Basmati Rice make an excellent base for a fried rice recipe. 

Try Different Sauces:  When making fried rice there are plenty of sauces that can be used. This recipe for example uses soy sauce to give it an umami flavor. Other common types of sauces that can be used to add flavor to your fried recipes are oyster sauce or fish sauce to give it more of a fish taste. 

Think Carefully About Your Ingredients: Other than the rice, you’ll want to think about what ingredients you want to include in your fried rice dish as this will have a great impact on the flavor. Eggs will give your fried rice a more savory flavor while also providing some protein. You’ll also want to have a think about what veggies you’d like to add in, greens like  broccoli, peas, carrots and edamame are typically found in fried rice dishes. Finally depending on whether or not you are a meat eater, you may want to add in some additional proteins like fish, chicken or beef. 

For more fried rice recipes you can experiment with, try a Paella Fried Rice or a Bacon and Eggs Fried Rice, or this Fried Rice With Ham and Pine Nuts recipe.

What Else can I Make With Turmeric?

Turmeric has a warm and peppery flavor which goes great in soups like this Carrot Ginger Soup With Chicken and Rice or this Red Lentil Sweet Potato Soup. Turmeric also has a slight hint of bitterness which tastes great in sauces like Greek tzatziki as seen in this Salmon Rice Bowl With Yogurt Drizzle.

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