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Lyvzha-Style Fried Rice Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 cups cooked white rice
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup diced onion
- 1/2 cup diced carrots
- 1/2 cup diced celery
- 1/2 cup frozen peas
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced

Special equipment needed: None

Step-by-step instructions:
1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
2. Add the onion, carrots, and celery and sauté for 5-7 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
3. Add the frozen peas and garlic and sauté for an additional 2-3 minutes.
4. Push the vegetables to one side of the skillet and add the beaten eggs to the other side. Scramble the eggs until cooked through.
5. Add the cooked rice to the skillet and stir to combine with the vegetables and eggs.
6. Drizzle the soy sauce over the rice and stir to coat.
7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
8. Stir in the sliced green onions and serve hot.

20-25 minutes
Temperature: Medium-high heat
Serving size: 4 servings

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 250
- Fat: 8g
- Carbohydrates: 38g
- Protein: 8g
- Sodium: 500mg
- Fiber: 3g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- You can use brown rice instead of white rice for a healthier option.
- You can use any vegetables you have on hand, such as bell peppers or broccoli.
- You can use tamari instead of soy sauce for a gluten-free option.

- Add cooked shrimp or chicken for a protein boost.
- Add diced pineapple for a sweet and savory twist.
- Use quinoa instead of rice for a gluten-free and protein-packed option.

Tips and tricks:
- Use leftover rice for best results.
- Make sure to cook the vegetables until they are tender before adding the rice.
- Use a non-stick skillet to prevent the rice from sticking to the bottom.

Storage instructions:
- Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the fried rice in a bowl with chopsticks for an authentic touch.

- Top with additional sliced green onions or sesame seeds for added flavor.

- Serve with a side of steamed edamame or a cucumber salad.

Suggested side dishes:
- Steamed edamame
- Cucumber salad
- Egg rolls

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the rice is too dry, add a splash of chicken or vegetable broth to moisten it.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure to cook the rice to an internal temperature of 165°F to ensure it is safe to eat.

Food history:
- Fried rice originated in China and has become a popular dish around the world.

Flavor profiles:
- Savory, slightly sweet, and umami.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve as a main dish or as a side dish with your favorite Asian-inspired meal.

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Taste: Savory, Spicy, Tangy, Umami, Aromatic