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Asian-Inspired Ginger Sesame Brown Rice Slaw

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 280
Protein 9g
Fat 11g
Carbs 41g
Total Time 15 minutes

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Asian-Inspired Ginger Sesame Brown Rice Slaw

Ingredients

Asian-Inspired Ginger Sesame Brown Rice Slaw
Ingredients for 4 servings

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups red cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onion stalks, diced
  • 1 cup basil, chopped
  • Sauce
    • 1/3 cup tahini
    •  3 tablespoons liquid aminos or low sodium soy sauce
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 tablespoons ginger, grated
    • 1 1/2 tablespoon rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon honey or agave
    • 3 tablespoons (or more) lukewarm water for thinning the sauce (OPTIONAL)
  • Garnish
    • fresh lime juice
    • sesame seeds
Steps

Cook brown rice according to instructions given, then set aside.   As a time saver, consider using frozen brown rice and cook in the microwave for 3 – 4 minutes.

Mix together the ingredients for the sauce.  Add tablespoons of water to thin it out as needed and season to taste with liquid aminos or soy.  Set aside.

Toss together veggies and brown rice, then drizzle the sauce over the mixture.  Toss again in the bowl.  Garnish with fresh lime, more green onion and sesame seeds.  Enjoy!
Asian-Inspired Ginger Sesame Brown Rice Slaw

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Calories
280
Protein
9g
Fat
11g
Carbs
41g
Sodium
760mhg
Fiber
5g
Sugar
10g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.