Recipes

Shrimp and Egg Fried Rice

This quick and easy dinner solution uses scrambled eggs, leftover rice and frozen shrimp. It’s perfect for any night of the week.

Serves:
4
Prep Time:
15 min
Cook Time:
20 min

Ingredients

Nutrition Facts
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) pepper
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) canola oil
  • 1/2 lb (0.3 kg) small, frozen, peeled and deveined shrimp, thawed (31/40 count), tails removed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 cups (500 mL) leftover cooked long grain rice (cold)
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) curry powder
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) sriracha hot sauce

Instructions

  1. Whisk eggs with salt and pepper. In a wok or large skillet, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil over medium heat; pour in egg mixture. Cook, stir-ring, until egg mixture starts to form soft curds, about 3 or 4 minutes. Transfer to plate.
  2. In same pan, heat remaining oil over high heat; stir-fry shrimp, garlic and green onions until shrimp start to turn pink, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add leftover rice and curry powder; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add soy sauce, vinegar and sugar; cook until rice is heated through, about 2 or 3 minutes. Stir in reserved eggs and peas; cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Serve with hot sauce.

Notes

Garnish with toasted sesame seeds if desired.

This dish is just as delicious with leftover brown rice as a healthier alternative.