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Pork or Shrimp Fried Rice

1 (7-ounce) box KONRIKO® Wild Pecan® aromatic rice (about 1 cup)
1/2 pound boneless pork cut into small cubes, or peeled medium shrimp (about 1 cup)
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil, divided
2 teaspoons KONRIKO® Creole Seasoning, divided
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
3 eggs
3 tablespoons peanut oil, divided
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 cup bean sprouts
1/2 cup frozen green peas (optional)

Cook rice according to package directions, omitting butter; spread in a shallow pan and chill well.

In a small bowl combine pork or shrimp, soy sauce, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, ½ teaspoon Creole seasoning, garlic and ginger; mix well and set aside. In another bowl beat eggs with ½ teaspoon Creole seasoning and remaining 1 teaspoon sesame oil.

Heat a wok or large skillet until hot over medium-high heat. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons peanut oil and swirl around wok till hot. Add pork mixture and stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes or until pork is done; remove from wok and set aside.

Add remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons peanut oil to wok and swirl in pan till hot. Add egg mixture and stir-fry 1 minute or until egg is done. Add cold rice and stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes. Add green onion, bean sprouts, peas (if desired), remaining 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning, and cooked pork. Stir-fry 2 minutes longer and serve immediately.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Data:
Per serving: 298 calories, 16 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 129 mg cholesterol, 274 g sodium, 25 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, and 15 g protein.