Fried Rice is a combination of long-grained rice, a mixture of warm peas, carrots, and onions with scrambled eggs mixed all together! You will not be getting taken out any longer! Have fried rice as an entree or a side dish when serving it! If you love fried rice try these variations: Bacon Fried Rice, Shrimp Fried Rice, Ham Fried Rice, or Chicken Fried Rice.
Classic Shrimp Fried Rice with fresh shrimp, rice, green onions, peas, carrots, and sesame oil. Tips for making the BEST fried rice!
Do you ever have leftover rice in the fridge? A great way to use it up is to make fried rice! Fried rice works best with chilled leftover rice actually. Fresh rice can fry up a bit mushy. But leftover rice that had a chance to dry out a bit? Perfect for frying.
1 tbsp. oil
1 tbsp. mince garlic
1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 cups cooked white rice
2 cups of frozen peas and carrots, defrosted
2 tbsp. soy sauce
2 tsp. sesame oil
1 large egg, whisked
2 tbsp. Sliced green onions
How To Make Shrimp Fried Rice
Wash and rinse your shrimp and set to the side.
Cook your white rice as directed, set to the side.
Place a medium skillet over medium heat, and add the oil and minced garlic.
Stir for the garlic 1 minute, until fragrant.
Add the peas mixture and shrimp in the saute pan and toss to combine, cook for 5 minutes.
In a small bowl add your sesame oil and soy sauce , stir to combine.
Stir in the white rice and soy sauce sesame mixture.
Sauté for 4 minutes.
Push rice shrimp mixture to one side of the skillet.
Add the egg to the saute pan and stir the egg constantly until almost fully cooked, then fold into rice mixture.
Garnish with green onions.