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4.86 from 7 votes

Brussels Sprout & Cashew Nut Fried Rice

A simple, super speedy & delicious meal which brings together fresh, sweet brussels sprouts, nutty brown rice & buttery cashew nuts in a delicious tamari, maple sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: gluten-free, vegan
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 467.3kcal
Author: Melanie McDonald


  • 2 teaspoons oil of choice , Sesame oil is nice but any will do
  • 2 heaping cups |/ around 250g halved brussels sprouts
  • 1 medium onion chopped finely
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon tamari you can sub soy sauce if you don't have Tamari
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup can sub for honey if not vegan or agave but maple will give the best flavour so use if you can
  • 2 cups / around 380g brown rice cooked and cooled. You can use white rice if you prefer
  • ¼ cup around 34g cashew nuts


  • Heat a large skillet over a medium heat and add the oil.
  • When hot add the brussels sprouts and sauté until just tender (about 4 minutes).
  • Add the onions and garlic and cook for another few minutes until the onion is just beginning to turn a golden brown.
  • Add the tamari and maple syrup and stir well to coat the vegetables.
  • Add the rice and cashew nuts and continue cooking for another couple of minutes or until the rice is piping hot.
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 467.3kcal | Carbohydrates: 75.8g | Protein: 13.2g | Fat: 14.3g | Sodium: 541mg | Vitamin A: 750IU | Vitamin C: 122.9mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 4mg