Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World

Easy Peasy Sweet Potato Fried Rice

As far as healthy ‘Fakeaways’ go, this Sweet Potato Fried Rice is to die for! By replacing the simple carbohydrates (rice) with more complex carbs (sweet potato) not only are you creating a dish which will fill you up for longer, nourish your body more and help you lead a balanced and healthy lifestyle. 

Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World

Funnily enough this Sweet Potato Fried Rice doesn’t taste much like sweet potato! You get the mild flavour from the potato but all of the other gorgeous flavours from the ginger, chilli, garlic and soy sauce really stand out in this dish, so it’s really perfectly balanced!

Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World

Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World

The great thing about Sweet Potato Fried Rice is that it can be eaten hot or cold…it’s genuinely just as nice either way! It’s a great ‘take to work’ meal, but you can eat it just as well in front of the telly to replace your Saturday night takeaway!

Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World

Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World

Why Sweet Potato?

Although sweet potatoes are a kind of carbohydrate, they are a highly nutritious and very healthy one. They are slow release carbs, which means they fill you up for longer and won’t give you blood sugar spikes like white rice might do.

They are also full of vitamins, like vitamin A and vitamin B6, not to mention that their orange pigment is known for its anti-inflammatory qualities. After all there’s got to be a reason everyone’s so obsessed with it right!

Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World

Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World

Swapping Takeaway for ‘Fakeaway‘!

One of the things that often puts people off ‘dieting’ is the idea of giving up the naughty foods we love to eat. Takeaways are a big part of our culture and they’re hard to avoid, we’re constantly bombarded with adverts telling us to order online, on TV and on the street, it can be seriously hard to resist! Therefore, having a good bank of ‘Fakeaway’ recipes to turn to when temptation is looming is essential. You can find all of my Fakeaway recipes here. 

Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World

Fakeaways are healthy, homemade, takeaways. You’re faking the flavours, textures and deliciousness of a takeaway, without the fat, oil and unhealthy ingredients. It really is the best of both worlds.

The great thing about most Fakeaways is that they usually take the same time, or less time, to make than waiting for a takeaway would do in the first place. This Sweet Potato Fried Rice for example takes just 15 minutes to  make and I can’t think of a takeaway that could get to you in that time.

Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming WorldSweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World

To Make Sweet Potato Fried Rice

This Slimming World sweet potato fried rice is a delicious way to add healthy carbs into your diet and enjoy a syn free healthy dinner. Check out the recipe video below too. 

Serves 2

Easy Peasy Sweet Potato Fried Rice

A delicious healthy 'Fakeaway' recipe which is gluten free, syn free and low carb!

10 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

20 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2x Sweet Potatoes
  • 1tsp Chopped Garlic
  • 1/2tsp Chopped Chilli
  • 1tsp Chopped Ginger
  • 100g Frozen Peas
  • 100g Tinned Sweetcorn
  • 1/1 Onion (diced)
  • 2tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1x Egg
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)
  • Handful Chopped Parsley
  • Fry Light
  • You Will Also Need
  • Spiralizer (enter above to win one!)
  • Food Processor

Instructions

  1. Peel the sweet potatoes and spiralize them both.
  2. Season the spiralized sweet potato with salt and pepper and the chopped parsley.
  3. Pulse the sweet potato in a blender until you have a fine rice like texture. Set aside.
  4. Spray a large sauce pan or wok over a high heat and add the onion and garlic. Fry unil the onion has softened, reduce the heat if the garlic starts to burn.
  5. Add the peas and sweetcorn and continue to stir fry for a few minutes.
  6. Add the ginger and chilli and continue to fry.
  7. Add the sweet potato rice and stir fry for two minutes. Push everything in the pan to one side and crack the egg into the other side as though you're going to fry it.
  8. Break the egg up with a spatula and scramble it until cooked, then mix together the rest of the contents of the pan.
  9. Add the soy sauce and mix.
  10. Remove from the heat and serve up your Sweet Potato Fried Rice!

Notes

Syn Free on Slimming World. Syn values correct at time of writing. Please don't screenshot this recipe, share the link instead to help prevent people stealing my recipes!

Nutrition

Calories

12288 cal

Fat

127 g

Carbs

2440 g

Protein

634 g
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Sweet Potato Fried Rice - Low Carb - Gluten Free - Fakeaway - Syn Free - Slimming World


13 Comments

  • Karen @ Seasonal Cravings

    08/03/2017 at 7:16 pm

    I want that spiralizer! I have been spiralizing everything lately and think it's a delicious way to reduce carbs and gluten. Love this flavor combo!
    1. Cliona

      09/03/2017 at 9:56 am

      I adore spiralizing things, for some reason it makes everything so much more interesting!
  • Kristina @ Love & Zest

    08/03/2017 at 7:25 pm

    This is a great alternative to rice! Looks good and sooo good for you!
    1. Cliona

      09/03/2017 at 9:55 am

      Thanks Kristina!
  • Dannii

    08/03/2017 at 7:31 pm

    You would never guess this was sweet potato to look at. What a great healthier takeaway alternative.
    1. Cliona

      09/03/2017 at 9:55 am

      Thanks! It's definitely a great way to stay on track and enjoy all the deliciousness of a takeaway!
  • Diana

    08/03/2017 at 9:11 pm

    Such a great idea, I also prefer potatoes to rice so will have to try your recipe
    1. Cliona

      09/03/2017 at 9:55 am

      Thanks Diana!
  • mary

    08/03/2017 at 9:18 pm

    I love sweet potatoes! So much nutritional power for a carb!
    1. Cliona

      09/03/2017 at 9:55 am

      100%! So much better for you than eating loads of rice or white potatoes!
  • Lillian denmark

    15/03/2017 at 6:39 am

    I used Worcestershire sauce coz my other half doesn't like soya sauce. Yummy..... I had this as a side veg over two days. I also added it to a breakfast frittata. Soooo good. You have to try it.
  • Lucy

    10/04/2017 at 12:55 pm

    Just made this - so so tasty! Have made extra to bring to work tomorrow :)
    1. Cliona

      11/04/2017 at 5:06 pm

      I'm so pleased you like it!

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