Enhance Your Kimchi Fried Rice with Protein and Collagen Boost
Kimchi is a Korean fermented mix of vegetables such as cabbage and raddish with garlic, chilli and ginger, it's the perfect hero ingredient to spice up any meal as a garnish or side or even cooked with rice like the recipe below.
As it's fermented it makes an excellent pro-biotic, packed full of the good bacteria we need for a healthy digestive system.
When it comes to a quick and flavourful meal that's packed with nutrients, Kimchi Fried Rice is a great go-to.
But did you know that you can take this beloved dish to the next level by incorporating protein and collagen? In this article, we'll explore the benefits of adding protein and collagen to your Kimchi Fried Rice and how to create a delicious and nutritious meal that's not only satisfying but also supports your overall well-being and gut health.
The Power of Protein and Collagen
Protein is an essential component of a balanced diet, contributing to muscle repair, immune function, and satiety. Collagen, on the other hand, is a protein that plays a crucial role in maintaining the health of your skin, hair, nails, and joints. By incorporating both protein and collagen into your Kimchi Fried Rice, you're not only enhancing the nutritional value of your meal but also supporting your body's various functions.
The Recipe: Kimchi Fried Rice with a Protein and Collagen Boost
Here's how you can create gut health boosting, protein and collagen-rich version of Kimchi Fried Rice using Peptigen+:
- 1 small jar of Kimchi
- 1 pouch of Wholegrain rice
- 2 eggs
- Spring onions to garnish
- 10g Peptigen+
In a bowl, mix 10g of Peptigen+ with the entire jar of Kimchi. This step adds a protein and collagen boost to your kimchi mixture, enriching both the flavour and nutritional content of your dish.
Heat a pan over medium heat and give it a light spritz of cooking spray. Add the kimchi mixture to the pan, allowing the flavours to develop.
Introduce the wholegrain rice to the pan, breaking it down and mixing it thoroughly with the kimchi mixture. The addition of Peptigen+ ensures that you're getting an extra dose of protein and collagen with every bite.
To further infuse your rice with flavour and nutrients, pour in the remaining Kimchi juices from the jar. Allow the rice to cook in the pan for a few minutes, absorbing the essence of the kimchi.
While the rice is cooking, fry your eggs sunny side up to your preferred level of 'doneness'. If you're aiming to reduce calories, consider poaching the eggs as a healthier alternative.
Chop some fresh spring onions to use as a garnish. Spring onions not only add a pop of colour and freshness to your dish but also contribute a subtle yet delightful flavour.
Once the rice is cooked to perfection, portion it into serving bowls. Top each bowl with a sunny side up egg and garnish with the chopped spring onions.
Transforming your classic Kimchi Fried Rice into a protein and collagen powerhouse is simpler than you might think. By incorporating Peptigen+ into your recipe, you're elevating the nutritional value of the dish while delighting your taste buds. This protein and collagen-rich version of Kimchi Fried Rice not only provides a satisfying meal but also supports your body's overall gut health and wellness. Enjoy this flavourful creation as a testament to the fusion of taste and nutrition!