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This ground turkey fried rice is a healthier twist on a take out classic! Leftover brown rice is mixed with a few veggies, extra lean ground turkey, spices, soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin, chili garlic sauce, and more! showmetheyummy.com #healthy #friedrice
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Ground Turkey Fried Rice

This ground turkey fried rice is a healthier twist on a take out classic! Leftover brown rice is mixed with a few veggies, extra lean ground turkey, spices, soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin, chili garlic sauce, and more!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: easy dinner, ground turkey, healthy
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 282kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 pound extra lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 1/2 cup diced carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic minced or pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili garlic sauce plus more to taste, we did 2 tablespoons
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups leftover unseasoned cooked brown rice chilled in the fridge
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Cilantro for garnish if desired
  • Green onions for garnish if desired
  • Sesame seeds for garnish if desired
  • Sriracha for garnish if desired

Instructions

  • Melt coconut oil in a large non stick skillet over medium heat.
  • Once melted, add in turkey, onion, carrot, garlic, ginger, and black pepper.
  • Start cooking, breaking up the meat as you go.
  • After a few minutes, stir in soy sauce, vinegar, hoisin, and chili garlic sauce.
  • Continue cooking until meat is no longer pink.
  • Once cooked, push meat and veggies aside.
  • If the pan seems dry, spray with cooking spray, then and pour in egg.
  • Scramble, then stir into meat/veggies.
  • Stir in peas and brown rice and cook until heated through.
  • Drizzle with sesame oil and serve with garnishes!

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Nutrition

Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 785mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2945IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.6mg