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Wiki (Fast) Rice

Wiki (Fast) Rice

Wiki means "fast" in Hawaiian, and this dish fits the bill—it's quick and easy to make

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  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced (about 3 cloves) (or 1 tsp dried)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced (or ¼ tsp dried)
  • 1 tablespoon scallions, rinsed and minced (green onions)
  • ½ cup canned sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 2 cup cooked mixed vegetables (or ½ bag frozen stir-fry vegetable mix) (Leftover Friendly)
  • 2 cup cooked brown rice (Leftover Friendly)
  • 1 tablespoon lite soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


  1. Heat canola oil in a large wok or sauté pan over medium heat. Add garlic, ginger, and scallions, and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Add water chestnuts, and continue to cook until they begin to soften, another 1–2 minutes.
  3. Add vegetables, and toss until heated through, about 2–3 minutes (or up to 5 minutes for frozen vegetables).
  4. Add rice, and continue to cook until hot, about 3–5 minutes.
  5. Add soy sauce and sesame oil. Toss well, and serve.

TIP: This recipe tastes best when prepared using leftover cold rice.

source: National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

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