Shrimp Fried Rice
9 months ago

Shrimp Fried Rice

This flavorful fried rice cooks up fast – the perfect dinner for busy weeknights.

4 servings
Preparation time: 20 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 12 peeled, deveined small shrimp
  • Kosher salt
  • 8 scallions, whites chopped, greens thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped peeled ginger
  • 3 cups cold cooked white rice
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup frozen edamame, thawed
  • ½ cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Season shrimp with salt and cook, turning once, until just opaque in the center, about 3 minutes; transfer to a plate.
  2. Heat remaining tablespoon vegetable oil in same skillet; add scallion whites, garlic and ginger. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Add rice and stir to coat. Cook until rice is crisp, about 2 minutes.
  4. Push rice to one side of skillet; add eggs to other side and cook, stirring and working into rice mixture, 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add edamame, peas, soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil and cooked shrimp. Cook, tossing constantly, until shrimp and vegetables are heated through, about 1 minute. Top with scallion greens.

Recipe source: Bon Appétit