Quick Shrimp Fried Rice


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time15 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
Quick Shrimp Fried Rice

Photo: Jodi Pudge

This shrimp fried rice recipe is quick to make and super tasty.


  • 3 tbsp canola oil, divided

  • 1/2 lb peeled medium shrimp

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • 2 tbsp chopped ginger

  • 1/2 of vegetable mixture from stuffed pepper recipe

  • 6 cups leftover cooked basmati rice

  • 1 cup green peas

  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions

  • 3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce


  • Heat 1 tbsp canola oil in a large frying pan or wok over medium-high. Add shrimp and sauté for 1 to 2 min or until shrimp are pink and just cooked through. Remove shrimp from pan and reserve.

  • Add remaining 2 tbsp oil to pan. Add eggs and cook, stirring, for 20 sec. or until set. Push eggs to the side, add ginger and sauté for 1 min or until fragrant. Add vegetable mixture and rice, and stir-fry for 5 min or fully reheated. Add peas, green onions, reserved shrimp and soy sauce, and stir for 2 min or until flavours are fully combined. Serve with Asian chili sauce for the grown-ups.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 643, Protein 25g, Carbohydrates 89g, Fat 20g, Fibre 5g, Sodium 635mg.

This article was originally published on Aug 14, 2012

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