If you love fried rice and sweet potatoes, then you’ll love this version, using spiralized sweet potatoes that are pulsed in a food processor until rice-like. This rice saves well, is meal prep friendly, and has the same flavors and textures of traditional fried rice, but is packed with powerful veggies.
Sweet Potato Fried Rice
One of my most popular recipes on this site, my Sweet Potato Fried Rice is exactly why people fall in love with spiralizing – you can recreate your favorite meals into lighter, healthier versions by way of spiralized veggies!
One of my first spiralized rice recipes, this Sweet Potato Fried Rice has it all – it has the texture and crunch of fried rice, thanks to sweet potato’s starch and all of the flavor of this Chinese dish. The sweet potatoes soak up the flavors of the soy sauce and oils so each bite is flavorful. Plus, the sweet potato has its own flavors, making this overall a very tasty meal.
If you want to skip the spiralizing step here, you can, but the texture won’t be as spot on as “rice.” Simply chop the sweet potatoes into small cubes and pulse in a food processor until rice-like.
I’ve made this recipe vegetarian, because I want you to be able to make it your own – you can add whatever protein you typically make (or order!) fried rice with. Chicken, shrimp, tofu, and pork are all great options.
If you haven’t tried this tried and true Inspiralized recipe, let these new photos re-inspire you!