Celebrating the Chinese New year!

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One way of learning is being in touch with what is happening in other cultures. The Chinese community celebrates their new year, starting today February 19th, and celebrations spread over a week. Among various activities that we recommend to make with your kids, here we show you a recipe of Chinese rice, which is very healthy and easy to make.

This is a rice vegetarian style , so it has no meat. It’s your choice to add chicken or your favorite meat .

 

CHINESE VEGETARIAN RICE

PREP 5 minutes

COOKING 20 minutes

TOTAL 25 minutes

 SERVING: 2 people

INGREDIENTS

1 cup rice

½ cup chives

½ cup of peppers

½ cup of chili (not spicy)

1 or 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 garlic

½ onion

1 carrot

1 egg

2 tablespoons soy sauce

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Cook rice according to the manufacturer’s instructions and let it cool. Ideally, cook it the day before .

2. Beat the egg and let it cool.

3. In a wok or skillet add oil and cook over medium -high heat the garlic cloves , finely chopped the onion , peppers and carrots into cubes for a couple of minutes. Add eggs and leave it for another couple of minutes.

4. Add the rice, soy sauce and cook for a couple of minutes or until rice is hot.

5.Finally add the chives and cook it for a few minutes.

 

I hope you like it and have fun cooking with your kids.

 

Text and picture: Massiel Cabrera

Editing: Natalia Aybar

Web support: Christian Castillo

 

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