Upgraded Rice Pack

By Abbey Sharp
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Step up your microwave rice at your next weeknight dinner with this deliciously easy recipe made with pineapple, carrots, maple syrup and sriracha!  

SERVES
2
 TO
3

Ingredients

Upgraded Rice Pack

  • 1 microwave basmati rice pack
  • 2 teaspoon reduced sodium soy, tamari or coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon reserved pineapple juice from can
  • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon sriracha (or to taste)
  • ½ cup drained canned pineapple tidbits in juice, juice reserved
  • ½ cup frozen thawed carrots, peas and corn
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Sesame seeds to garnish

Directions

  1. Cook the rice in the microwave according to the package.
  2. Mix the soy sauce, maple syrup, pineapple juice, sesame oil and sriracha to taste together in a small bowl. 
  3. While the rice is still hot, pour it in a large bowl and add the pineapple, frozen veggies, and sauce mix to the rice and stir until combined. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Top with sesame seeds.
  4. Divide the rice mixture amongst two to three plates or bowls and serve.

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