Vegan Peanut Butter Fried Rice (GF)
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Vegan Peanut Butter Fried Rice (GF)

This Vegan Peanut Butter Fried Rice is intensely savoury, so satisfying, veggie-packed, and super easy to make. 
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword peanut butter fried rice, vegan chinese takeout, vegan fried rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 84kcal
Author Rhian Williams

Ingredients

For the peanut butter sauce:

For the fried rice:

  • 2 portions cooked Thai Jasmine rice
  • Handful of frozen green peas
  • Vegetable or rapeseed oil, for frying
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 10 baby corns, halved
  • Handful of shiitake mushrooms, finely sliced
  • 1 leek, finely sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 cm (1/2 inch) fresh ginger, minced
  • Salt + pepper, to taste

To serve:

  • Roasted peanuts, roughly chopped
  • Cress
  • Spring onions, finely sliced
  • Chilli, to taste

Instructions

For the peanut butter sauce:

  • Add all ingredients for the sauce to a small bowl and mix well 

For the fried rice:

  • Add green peas to rice and cook the rice according to instructions on packet
  • Add a couple of tablespoons of oil into a frying pan and once hot, add the carrot and baby corn
  • Cook for around 7 minutes until soft, then transfer onto a plate lined with a paper towel
  • If necessary, add a couple more tablespoons of oil to the same frying pan, and cook the shiitake mushrooms for around 5 minutes until soft. Transfer onto the same plate
  • If necessary, add a couple more tablespoons of oil to the same frying pan, then add the leek, garlic and ginger
  • Fry for 7-10 minutes until the leek is slightly caramelised
  • Add the cooked rice and peas and the vegetables that have been set aside
  • Add the sauce and salt + pepper to taste and mix well 
  • Fry for a couple of minutes until heated through 

To serve:

  • Serve onto plates, and scatter over peanuts, cress, spring onions and chilli 

Nutrition

Calories: 84kcal