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Italian Stir Fried Rice

Savory Italian beef and zesty sausage stir-fried together with fresh cut bell pepper, garlic, green onion and Parmesan egg whites-finished with fresh baby spinach and topped with balsamic-soy marinated cherry tomatoes.

Ingredient Quantity Method

1. Arrange frozen beef topping and spicy Italian sausage in a single layer on separate sheet pans.  Cover tightly and slack in cooler between 32° and 36°F prior to use.

To Assemble:
1/2 oz 
1/2 oz 
Light olive oil 1/2 oz 
Red bell pepper 1 4 dice 1/2 oz 
Yellow bell pepper 1 4 dice 1/2 oz 
Green bell pepper 1 4 dice 1/2 oz 
Garlic fresh minced 1/2 tsp 
Basmati rice prepared held hot 6 oz 
Egg whites commercially prepared 1 oz 
Parmesan cheese shredded 1/2 oz 
Green Onion green only thinly sliced on bias 1 tbsp 
Kosher salt To taste 
Black pepper butchers grind To taste 

To Assemble Single Serving:
1. Heat olive oil in a sauté pan over medium high heat.  Add red, green and yellow peppers and garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes or until tender.  Add the spicy Italian sausage and beef topping and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.

2. Add the cooked basmati rice to the sauté pan and heat, stirring frequently, until it reaches 165°F. Transfer to an appropriate container and hold hot at or above 135°F until needed.

3. Heat a separate non-stick sauté pan over medium-high heat; add egg whites, stirring frequently and cook for approximately 1-2 minutes or until the egg whites are opaque.  Add the Parmesan cheese and mix together completely.

4. Add the Parmesan egg whites to the rice mixture and gently fold to completely incorporate.  Add the salt and pepper to taste.

5. Portion the stir fried rice into a serving bowl.  Top with 1 1/4 ounces of Balsamic Soy Tomatoes (see recipe), drizzle the rice with some of the balsamic soy tomato marinade and garnish with green onions.

Balsamic Soy Tomatoes (Approximate Yield: 1 1/4 oz.)
Soy sauce 3/4 oz 
Cherry tomatoes quartered 2 each 
Balsamic vinegar 1/4 oz 
Light olive oil 1/2 oz 
Black Pepper table grind To taste 
For Balsamic Soy Tomatoes:
In a stainless steel bowl: mix soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and black pepper, and whisk thoroughly. Gently toss the quartered cherry tomatoes in the soy and balsamic mixture and hold below 40°F.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size: 1 Italian Stir Fried Rice Bowl (Approx. 12 1/2 ounces) (368 g)
  • Servings Per Container: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 690            Calories from Fat 380

% Daily Value*

  • 66 % Total Fat 43 g
    • 50 % Saturated Fat 10 g
  • 12 %Cholesterol 35 mg
  • 102 %Sodium 2440 mg
  • 19 %Total Carbohydrate 57
  • Vitamin C 110 %
    Vitamin A 25 %
    Iron 20 %
    Calcium 25 %

* Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Information for this recipe is approximate and derived by calculations based upon supplier information and available reference data. These values may change based on your final product, substitution and/or addition of ingredients, or use of a particular cooking technique.