Quick, easy and satisfying- Vegetarian Fried Rice is full of flavor and nutrition. This is fast food you can feel food about.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Chinese
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 30minutes
1large broccoli crown
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Cut the broccoli into small bite-size pieces. Toss lightly in 1 Tb oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Pour onto a sheet pan prepared with parchment paper or foil for easy cleanup. Roast for 10-12 minutes.
Finely dice the green onions, grate the carrot and mince the garlic. Scramble the eggs in a small bowl. Add 1 Tb oil plus sesame oil to a large saute pan over med-high heat.
Once the pan is hot, add the white and light green portion of the green onions to the pan. Reserve the green portion for garnish. Add the grated carrot and saute for 2 minutes.
Add the minced garlic and saute for one more minute. Add the rice to the pan. Cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally but not too often.
Once the rice has formed crisp edges, clear a space in the center of the hot pan and add the egg. Leave it alone for 20 seconds before stirring into combine.
Add the broccoli to the pan and stir to combine. Once the broccoli is warmed through (~1 minute), add the ponzu sauce and mix. Spread the rice out into an even layer and leave alone for about 2 minutes or until a caramel crust forms.