Healthy Coconut 'Fried' Rice

by Amie on August 25, 2009

Here is a delicious gluten and dairy free recipe that I cooked up last night for myself.  The powerful flavors of the saffron and coconut make this a tasty meal for any season.

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Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup Greek plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 1 sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup dairy-free milk (soy, hemp, rice, nut)
  • 1 large tomato, finely diced
  • Dash of Nu-Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • Dash of saffron
  • Dash of curry powder
  • 1 tsp. agave nectar
  • 4 cups brown rice, cooked
  • 5 scallions, finely chopped
  • Handful of fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/4 tsp. coconut extract
  • 1 tsp. nutritional yeast
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • 1 block extra firm tofu, pressed and drained

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, combine eggs and egg white; beat with a fork until blended.
  • Coat a large pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.
  • Pour in egg mixture and scramble.  Remove eggs and set aside.
  • To the same pan, add oil and heat over medium-high heat.  Add garlic and onions; stir fry until golden brown.  Add Nu-Salt, pepper, vinegar and diced tomato; continue to stir fry for 2 minutes.  Slowly add the non-dairy milk, cinnamon, agave nectar, nutritional yeast, saffron, curry, coconut flakes, coconut extract.
  • Add brown rice, tofu and continue to stir fry for another few minutes.
  • Add in the cooked eggs.  Stir fry for another minute to ensure even cooking.
  • Remove from heat and serve.  Top with scallions, a dollop of Greek yogurt and cilantro.
  • Enjoy!
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Holly August 25, 2009 at 6:13 pm

coconut fried rice…you had me at coconut! this looks soooo good.

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Annabel @ www.FeedMeImCranky.com August 26, 2009 at 3:13 am

Not gonna lie…I kinda love you right now….

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The Healthy Apple August 27, 2009 at 1:41 am

You are so funny; I’m so glad you like this recipe…it’s soooo yummy. I just finished the left-overs hehee…

Have a great night.

Best,

Amie

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Stephanie September 1, 2009 at 11:21 pm

That coconut fried rice looks really good! I am definitely going to try that real soon, yum!

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