Fried Rice with Kale & Scallions

Serving Size: 4
Total Time:


  • 0.5 Pound kale, stems discarded
  • 1.5 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 clove garlic, peeled and very finely minced
  • 3 large scallion, cut into 1/8 inch diagonal slices
  • 2.5 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce


Cut the kale leaves in half lengthwise and then cut crosswise into very thin ribbons (chiffonade). Steam the kale for 7 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes, being careful not to brown the garlic. Raise the heat to medium and add the steamed kale and scallions. Cook for 2 minutes and then add the rice and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring. Add the soy sauce and cook for 30 seconds more.

Recipe from My Father's Daughter by Gwyneth Paltrow/Grand Central Publishing, 2011.