Flax Fried Rice

Side Dishes.
Excellent as a light meal or side dish...and kids like it! 

Flax Fried Rice


Quantity Ingredients
1 cup long grain rice
2 cups water
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp canola oil
3 eggs, beaten well
1/2 cup diced cooked ham or any meat
3/4 cup frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
2 green onions, cut into 1/4-inch lengths
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/4 cup flaxseed, toasted


1. In a medium saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil, add rice, bring to a boil again, stirring with a fork. Reduce heat, cover, simmer slowly 20 minutes. Remove lid, allow steam to escape. Fluff rice with a fork. Cool, cover and place in refrigerator overnight. 2. In a large non-stick skillet, heat canola oil over medium heat. Add egg and fry until half cooked. Add rice, breaking up any lumps, stirring quickly to coat the rice. 3. Reduce heat to medium low, add ham, vegetables and green onions. Cook, turning rice mixture gently but frequently, about 4 minutes. 4. Add soy sauce, sesame oil and flaxseed. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 3 minutes. *To toaste flaxseed, spread flaxseeds in small metal pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 3 to 5 minutes. Stir while toasting. Nutrition Information Per 1-cup serving: 266 calories, 10.3g total fat, 1.8g saturated fat, 112.8mg cholesterol, 2.7g dietary fiber, 650mg sodium. 

Source: Flax Council of Canada