Lightened Up Spam & Kimchi Fried Rice

posted by RiceSelect on 4/21/2017

Post courtesy of Geeks Who Eat

We have a confession. We love Spam. Not the email kind, but the meat in a can. Now hold on and hear us out. There are rules for this love, primarily it must be served with rice. Musubi and fried rice to be specific. Now sadly, both aren’t exactly healthy and with Convention Season around the corner, moderation is key. How can you make this healthier? We’re glad you asked! The answer starts with RiceSelect‘s Texmati® Brown Rice!Spam-Kimche-Fried-Rice

For our lightened up version of Spam and Kimchi Fried Rice we used award-winning RiceSelect Texmati® Brown Rice. This rice is the whole grain alternative to Texmati® White Rice. It is also Non-GMO Project Verified. The inedible husk is the only part removed, making it heart-healthy with a low glycemic index value. The nutty taste and slightly chewy texture make it ideal for fried rice like ours.

In addition to RiceSelect Texmati® Brown Rice, we used a few other ingredients to make this dish a bit healthier. The first being low sodium soy sauce. With soy sauce being an ingredient that is used in a fairly large quantity, it needed a makeover. Lower sodium soy sauce tastes the same with less salt. The second ingredient we changed up was the Spam. By using Spam Lite instead of the regular version you have 33% fewer calories, 50% less fat, and 25% less sodium. All good things when you are working on a new cosplay!

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