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Fried rice fried right

This simple recipe is perfect for those days when you don’t feel like going to the grocery store to pick up those extra ingredients.

Ingredients

1 cup rice (or 3 cups already-cooked rice)

4 tbsp vegetable oil

¼ – ½ lb. chicken, cut into thin strips

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 large onion, chopped coarsely

1 tsp salt

pinch of pepper

1 tsp sugar

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 cup leftover or frozen vegetables,

(such as oriental mix or peas,

green beans, and carrots)

2 eggs, beaten

Instructions

1. Cook rice.

2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet.

3. Add chicken, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, sugar, and soy sauce.

4. Stir-fry chicken until hot and tender.

5. Add cooked rice and stir-fry for 5 minutes.

6. Add vegetables and stir well into rice-meat mixture.

7. Just before serving, stir eggs carefully into rice, coating as much rice as possible, until eggs are cooked.

—Leah Brainerd

 

Simple savory salad

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Here is a tasty and colourful salad that is sure to tantalize your taste buds and renew your love for leafy greens!

Salad

1 package of mixed greens, washed

1 bell pepper, diced

1 carrot, shredded

½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved

½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded

¼ cup sunflower seeds, toasted

Dressing

½ cup olive oil

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1 tbsp dried onion flakes

Instructions

Wash and prepare all the salad ingredients and place in a large bowl. Set aside. Mix together all dressing ingredients and let sit for 20 minutes to allow flavours to blend.  Toss the salad and add the dressing. Enjoy!

—Keah Hansen