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Buckwheat Stir-Fry with Tiny Vegetables and Eggs

Cooked buckwheat stands in nicely for rice in this riff on fried rice.

Ingredients: 

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Sauce

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1 Tbs. fresh lime juice, plus 4 small lime wedges
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2 tsp. gluten-free tamari or soy sauce
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2 tsp. gluten-free teriyaki sauce, such as Kikkoman
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1 ½ tsp. brown sugar
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¼–½ tsp. chile-garlic sauce

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Stir-Fry

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2 Tbs. vegetable oil
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1 small red onion, cut into ½-inch pieces
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1 ½ cups sugar snap peas, cut into ½-inch pieces
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1 cup small (1-inch) cauliflower florets
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½ tsp. kosher salt
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3 cloves garlic, minced (1 Tbs.)
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1 Tbs. minced fresh ginger
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6 green onions, thinly sliced, divided
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3 cups cold cooked buckwheat groats (1 cup uncooked)
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2 large eggs, lightly beaten
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2 Tbs. chopped cilantro, optional

Instructions: 

1. To make Sauce: Combine lime juice, tamari, teriyaki sauce, brown sugar, chile-garlic sauce, and 1 Tbs. water in bowl.

2. To make Stir-Fry: Heat oil in wok over medium-high heat. Add onion, snap peas, cauliflower, and salt; increase heat to high, and stir-fry 3 minutes, or until veggies are lightly browned. Add garlic, ginger, and half of green onions. Stir-fry 30 seconds. Add buckwheat, and season with salt, if desired. Stir-fry 2 minutes, or until buckwheat is slightly toasted (you will hear it crackle in pan).

3. Push grains aside, and pour eggs into clear spot in pan. Stir-fry until eggs are set. Remove pan from heat, and stir in Sauce and cilantro (if using). Garnish with remaining green onions.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
270
Protein: 
10 g
Total Fat: 
10 g
Saturated Fat: 
2 g
Carbohydrates: 
38 g
Cholesterol: 
93 mg
Sodium: 
517 mg
Fiber: 
6 g
Sugar: 
7 g
Yield: 
Serves 4

Comments on this Recipe

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