Fried Rice With Vegetables and Seitan or Tempeh
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Seitan and tempeh are two of the most meat-like non-meats there are. This is a good recipe to experiment with these two foods.
, slightly beaten
, (thawed frozen or cooked fresh)
, cut into 1-in. strip (or tempeh, cut into 1/2-in cubes) and steamed for 20 minutes
, (cold leftover rice is perfect)
- Heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil in a large skillet or wok, then pour in the egg and cook until scrambled. Remove from the pan and set aside.
- Add the remaining 2 tbsp (30 mL) of oil to the pan over high heat. Add the green onions and garlic and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the carrot and peas and continue to stir-fry for 2 more minutes – until the carrot is just beginning to soften. Add the seitan or tempeh and heat through, stirring constantly.
- Now dump in the rice, soy sauce and the scrambled egg. Stir-fry until the rice is heated through and the soy sauce is evenly mixed. Serve immediately.