Brown rice stir-fry with coriander omelette


  • 200g brown rice
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • thumb-size piece ginger , grated
  • 3 garlic cloves , finely chopped
  • 1 bunch spring onions , finely sliced lengthways
  • 150g pack shiitake mushroom , sliced
  • 2 carrots , finely sliced into sticks
  • 1 red pepper , finely sliced
  • 3 eggs , beaten with a splash of skimmed milk
  • small handful chopped coriander , plus extra to serve
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp chilli jam
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds , toasted


  • STEP 1

    Cook the rice following pack instructions. Heat 2 tsp oil in a large frying pan or wok. Add the ginger and garlic and fry for 1 min. Tip in the veg and stir-fry over high heat for 3-4 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, mix the eggs with the coriander and seasoning. Heat a small non-stick frying pan with the remaining oil. Add the egg, stir once, then allow to cook over a gentle heat until almost set. Flip (using a plate if necessary) and cook on the other side until cooked through. Tip onto a board and cut into strips.

  • STEP 3

    Add the drained cooked rice, soy sauce, sesame oil and chilli jam to the veg, mixing to heat through. Divide into bowls and top with the omelette strips, a few coriander leaves and sesame seeds.