Basil Fried Rice
2 tablespoons oil
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1-3 small fresh red or green chilis, finely chopped
1cup fresh mushrooms, halved
1 small onion, chopped
2 cups cold cooked rice
1 small green bell pepper, diced
1 small bundle long beans, green beans, or haricots verts, cut into short lengths
1/2 teaspoon sugar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
15 basil leaves
1. In a wok or skillet, heat oil until hot but not smoking. Add garlic and chilis and fry until garlic is light brown.
2. Add mushrooms and onions and stir quickly. Add cooked rice; stir thoroughly.
3. Add long beans, peppers, vegan sugar, and soy and stir thoroughly.
4. At the very end, stir in basil leaves and immediately turn into a serving bowl.