Introduction: Shrimp Fried Rice

15-minute Shrimp Fried Rice – like Chinese takeout but healthier and even better!

Step 1: Ingredients

2 tbsp butter, unsalted

1 lb shrimp, clean & deveined (or protein of your choice)

2 eggs, whisked

1 small white onion, diced

2 medium carrots, diced

½ cup frozen peas

3 cloves garlic, pressed

3 cups rice, cooked and chilled

4 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

2 tsp oyster sauce (optional)

black pepper

½ tsp sesame oil

Step 2: Cook Shrimp and Veggies

  1. Heat ½ tbsp of butter over medium-low heat in a large skillet or wok. Add shrimp and cook. Remove shrimp and set aside.
  2. Add another ½ tbsp of butter to skillet. Once melted, cook eggs until scrambled. Remove and set aside.
  3. Add an additional ½ tbsp butter and cook carrots and onions. Saute for about 5 minutes or until the veggies soften. Add peas, garlic, and pepper and cook another minute.

Step 3: Fry Rice

  1. Increase the the heat to medium-high and add the remaining butter. Once butter is melted, add the rice, soy sauce and oyster sauce. Stir until combined.
  2. Continue stirring 3-4 more minutes to fry the rice.
  3. Add in the shrimp and eggs. Stir to combine.

Step 4: Enjoy!

  1. Remove from heat and stir in the sesame oil.

  2. Serve warm.