Simple Shrimp Fried Rice

Number served:

Ingredients:

  • brown rice - 3/4 cup
  • hoison sauce - 1 tablespoon
  • soy sauce - 1 teaspoon
  • canola oil - 1 teaspoon
  • sesame oil - 1 teaspoon
  • raw shrimp - 8 medium
  • egg - 1 large
  • fresh ginger - 1 1/3 tablespoon
  • frozen peas - 1 cup
  • carrots (raw and finely chopped) - 3/4 cup
  • brown onions (finely chopped) - 1/4 cup

Directions:

This tasty and delicious recipe has two sources of protein: shrimp and egg. I vary the ratio of shrimp and egg, depending on what I feel like. You can leave out the shrimp and double the number of eggs also. The brown rice takes a while to cook so start that in your rice cooker (or in a tightly covered pan on the stove) cooking as per the package directions. Optional: when done put the rice in a large bowl to cool off. After the rice is cooked: Put about half the sesame oil in a non-stick pan, heat, beat the eggs and fry. Set aside on a plate for later. Use the rest of the sesame oil to fry the shrimp. When they are done, put them on the plate with the cooked egg. Hopefully while frying the eggs and shrimp you have already removed the skin and chopped the onion and ginger, and finely chopped the carrots - if not do that now. Add canola oil to the non-stick pan and cook the finely sliced or chopped up ginger and carrots for two minutes - then add the onions and frozen peas and continue frying for a two minutes. Add the rice, and fry everything in the pan for another minute then add the already cooked egg and shrimp and keep frying for another minute. Then turn off the heat. Mix in the hoison and soy sauces and stir well.

Serve immediately.

Get creative: based on the statistics of over 100,000 recipes, here are some other ingredients that are commonly used with the ingredients in this recipe that you might want to experiment by adding one or two of the following (amounts adjusted assuming you making 2 servings):

  • hoisin sauce : 1/8 teaspoon
  • rice vinegar : 3/4 teaspoon
  • bean sprouts : 2 tablespoon
  • sweet red onions : 1 tablespoon
  • shiitake mushrooms : 2 tablespoon
  • sherry : 1/2 tablespoon
  • broccoli : 2 tablespoon
  • green onions : 1 tablespoon
  • cauliflower : 2 tablespoon
  • fresh garlic : 1/2 teaspoon

Approximate nutrients
per serving
(% daily requirement):


  • iron 131%

    brown onions: 2%
    carrots: 8%
    frozen peas: 59%
    fresh ginger: 1%
    egg: 5%
    raw shrimp: 32%
    soy sauce: 5%
    brown rice: 17%

  • vitamin_a_rae 63%

    carrots: 57%
    frozen peas: 3%
    raw shrimp: 1%

  • manganese 59%

    brown onions: 1%
    carrots: 3%
    frozen peas: 16%
    soy sauce: 1%
    brown rice: 36%

  • vitamin_c 44%

    brown onions: 1%
    carrots: 3%
    frozen peas: 38%

  • protein 43%

    frozen peas: 7%
    egg: 24%
    raw shrimp: 8%
    brown rice: 3%

  • phosphorus 33%

    carrots: 2%
    frozen peas: 11%
    egg: 3%
    raw shrimp: 7%
    brown rice: 8%

  • copper 32%

    carrots: 2%
    frozen peas: 14%
    fresh ginger: 1%
    raw shrimp: 7%
    brown rice: 8%

  • cholesterol 31%

    egg: 19%
    raw shrimp: 12%

  • vitamin_k 31%

    carrots: 7%
    frozen peas: 19%
    canola oil: 4%

  • vitamin_b6 28%

    brown onions: 1%
    carrots: 5%
    frozen peas: 9%
    egg: 1%
    raw shrimp: 1%
    brown rice: 8%

  • niacin 27%

    carrots: 3%
    frozen peas: 10%
    raw shrimp: 4%
    soy sauce: 1%
    brown rice: 7%

  • thiamin 26%

    carrots: 2%
    frozen peas: 17%
    brown rice: 6%

  • carbohydrate 25%

    brown onions: 1%
    carrots: 3%
    frozen peas: 8%
    brown rice: 12%

  • riboflavin 21%

    carrots: 2%
    frozen peas: 8%
    egg: 8%
    brown rice: 1%

  • magnesium 21%

    carrots: 1%
    frozen peas: 7%
    raw shrimp: 2%
    brown rice: 9%

  • sodium 21%

    carrots: 2%
    raw shrimp: 2%
    soy sauce: 16%

  • fiber 16%

    carrots: 3%
    frozen peas: 9%
    brown rice: 3%

  • fat_mono_unsaturated 16%

    brown rice: 1%
    sesame oil: 6%
    canola oil: 9%

  • sugar 15%

    brown onions: 1%
    carrots: 4%
    frozen peas: 8%

  • food_folate 14%

    carrots: 2%
    frozen peas: 11%

  • folate_total 14%

    carrots: 2%
    frozen peas: 11%

  • vitamin_b12 13%

    egg: 2%
    raw shrimp: 11%

  • fat_poly_unsaturated 11%

    brown rice: 1%
    sesame oil: 6%
    canola oil: 3%

  • pantothenic_acid 10%

    carrots: 2%
    frozen peas: 1%
    egg: 1%
    raw shrimp: 1%
    brown rice: 4%

  • energy_in_kcal 10%

    brown rice: 3%
    sesame oil: 1%
    raw shrimp: 1%
    frozen peas: 2%
    canola oil: 1%

  • choline 10%

    brown rice: 1%
    raw shrimp: 4%
    frozen peas: 4%

  • potassium 7%

    carrots: 3%
    frozen peas: 3%

  • vitamin_e 7%

    carrots: 2%
    raw shrimp: 1%
    canola oil: 3%

  • fat_saturated 7%

    sesame oil: 2%
    egg: 3%
    canola oil: 1%