Fried Rice Ground Turkey Bowl

Serves: 4
This is certainly one of my favorite meals!  And real simple to make..   I have learned to love ground turkey I use it with all my recipes.

 Ingredients:

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 ½ teaspoons  Ground Ginger Root
  • 2 teaspoons Simply Organic Garlic Powder
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • ½ cup cooked basmati (white sticky rice) my favorite!
  • 1 large egg (Eggsland’s Best)
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon teriyaki sauce
  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Instructions:

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Add the turkey, garlic, ginger and half the scallions. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, breaking up the meat into crumbles until it is browned.
  3. Add the White Basmati rice and toss well to combine.
  4. Move the meat and rice mixture to one side  of your skillet and break the egg into the pan. With a spatula break up the egg and allow it to cook for 1 minute before mixing it with the meat and rice. Toss well  in skillet until the egg is cooked through and crumbled.
  5. Add the frozen vegetables, soy, and teriyaki sauce and toss until well combined and heated through.
  6. Add the remainder of the scallions and serve.

Heart Facts:

  • Turkey meat is a source of iron, zinc, potassium and phosphorus.
  • It is also a source of vitamin B6 and niacin, which are both essential for the body’s energy production.
  • Regular turkey consumption can help lower cholesterol levels. The meat is low-GI and can help keep insulin levels stable.
  • Turkey contains the amino acid tryptophan, which produces serotonin and plays an important role in strengthening the immune system.
  • It is also a source of selenium, which is essential for thyroid hormone metabolism. It also boosts immunity and acts as an antioxidant.
  • Turkey is a rich source of Protein

 

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