Fried rice with shrimps and ginger

20 Φεβρουαρίου 2013
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Nutritional value

  • Calories:

    290
    per serving

Ingredients:

  • 350 gr. BELLA rice
  • 4 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 4 fresh onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 carrot
  • 80 gr. boiled peas
  • 150 gr. mushrooms (canned or jar)
  • ½ kilo shrimp (peeled and boiled)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons fresh parsley, finally chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Preparation

Boil the rice according to the instructions and then drain it. Chop the onions and grate the carrot on a coarse grater. Then boil the peas for 5 minutes in salt water and drain them.

Heat the sesame oil with the olive oil in a large pan and sauté the garlic, the scallions and the ginger. Pour in the carrot, the mushrooms and the shrimp and finally add salt and pepper. Mix well and sauté until they are just soft. Finally, add the rice, the peas and the parsley. Leave them sauté all together for a few minutes (3-4 minutes).

Pour soy sauce, stir and serve immediately.

TIPS BY NUTRIOTIONIST, CONSTANTINOS XENOS:

One of the most powerful anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial foods is definitely ginger. The oils contained in the root of ginger, present analgesic actions fighting inflammation and specific germs and bacteria such as E.Coli.

Research has shown that a small amount of ginger in our diet, can facilitate the process of digestion, while is very useful in cases of irritable bowel syndrome (often referred as spastic colon).