Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice Author: Canadian Living Credits: Shrimp Fried Rice

Be absolutely meticulous when making enough rice for leftovers. Refrigerate it within one hour of cooking and keep leftover rice for no longer than 24 hours.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 3 egg
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetabIe oil
  • 3 green onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 4 cups cold cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 pkg shrimp thawed
  • 1 cup frozen peas thawed

Method

In wok or large nonstick skillet, toast sesame seeds over medium heat, stirring, until golden, about 2 minutes. Transfer to small bowl; set aside.

In separate bowl, whisk eggs, sesame oil and 1/4 tsp (1 mL) of the salt. In wok, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the vegetable oil over medium heat, swirling to coat. Pour in egg mixture; cook until beginning to set. Scrape spatula across pan to form large soft curds; cook, scraping with spatula, until thickened and moist but no liquid remains, 2 minutes. Transfer to plate; set aside.

Chop onions, keeping white and green parts separate. In wok, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat; stir-fry white parts of onions, remaining salt, garlic, carrot and red pepper until tender, about 5 minutes.

Add rice and water; stir-fry until rice is hot and liquid is evaporated, 3 minutes. Return eggs to pan. Add shrimp, peas and green parts of green onions; stir-fry until heated through, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 506 mg
  • Protein 31 g
  • Calories 563.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Cholesterol 269 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 68 g

%RDI

  • Iron 29.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 29.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 65.0
  • Vitamin C 62.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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