Flax Fried Rice

1 cup long grain rice
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons Highwood Crossing Organic Canola Oil
3 eggs, beaten well
1/2 – 1 cup diced cooked chicken or Ham
2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (carrots,peas, corn), thawed
2 green onions, chopped
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 cup Highwood Crossing Organic Flax Seed toasted* (*Place on baking sheet and bake at 350ºF for 3-5 minutes)

Rinse rice well in a sieve under cold water. In a medium saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil, add rice, bring to a boil again, stirring with a form. Reduce heat, cover, simmer slowly 20 minutes. Remove lid and allow steam to escape. Fluff rice with a form. Cool, cover and place in refrigerator overnight.

In a large non-stick skillet, over medium heat, heat canola oil. Add egg and fry until half cooked. Add rice, breaking up any lumps, stirring quickly to coat the rice. Reduce heat to medium low, add meat, vegetables and green onions. Cook, turning rice mixture gently but frequently about 4 minutes. Add soy sauce, sesame oil and flaxseed. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 3 minutes.

Makes approximately 4 servings