Saffron Fried Rice

Serves 6 to 8
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2 pkgs Mahatma® Saffron Yellow or Spicy Yellow Rice mix
2 eggs
salt and ground black pepper, to taste
1 pkg (12 oz.) Chipotle Monterey Jack cheese chicken sausage, chopped
2 Tbsps olive oil, divided
1 onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 Tbsp fresh ginger root, grated
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
1 cup green onion, thinly sliced and divided
2 tsps low sodium soy sauce
chili sauce, optional

Cooking Directions

Prepare rice according to package directions.  Set aside to cool.

Lightly beat eggs with salt and pepper.  In a large skillet heat ½ tablespoon oil over medium heat; add eggs and scramble until just set.  Remove eggs; set aside; wipe pan clean.  Add remaining oil to skillet.  Increase heat to medium-high.  Sauté sausage, onion, bell pepper and ginger until vegetables are crisp tender.  Add rice, peas, 1/2 cup green onion, soy sauce and reserved egg.  Continue to stir-fry until all ingredients are incorporated and heated through. 

Serve topped with remaining green onions and chili sauce.