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Prawn (Shrimp) Fried Rice

 Prawn (Shrimp) Fried Rice

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 45

Total Time : 65

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • day-old cooked rice 4 cups

  • shrimps, peeled and deveined 1/2 kgs

  • cornstarch 1/2 tsp

  • salt and pepper 1 tbsp

  • oil 3 tbsp

  • large eggs, beaten 2 nos

  • small onion, peeled and chopped 1 nos

  • cloves garlic, peeled and minced 2 nos

  • green peas (or peas and carrots), thawed 1 cups

  • soy sauce 1 tbsp

  • sesame oil 1 tsp

Directions

  • 01

    Preparation--With wet hands, break clumps and separate rice grains

  • 02

    Set aside

  • 03

    In a bowl, combine shrimp, cornstarch and salt and pepper to taste

  • 04

    Let stand for about 10 minutes

  • 05

    Cooking--In a wok over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon of oil and swirl across the bottom of the wok (frying vessel)

  • 06

    Add eggs and cook, stirring to scramble and break up, until just set and still slightly wet

  • 07

    Remove from pan and set aside

  • 08

    Increase heat to high

  • 09

    Add 1 tablespoon of oil and swirl across the bottom of the pan

  • 10

    Heat until very hot

  • 11

    Add shrimps in a single layer and cook for about 30 seconds

  • 12

    Turn and cook for another 20 to 30 seconds or just until color changes to pink

  • 13

    Remove from pan and set aside

  • 14

    In the wok, add onions and garlic and cook until limp

  • 15

    Add green peas and cook, stirring regularly, for about 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through

  • 16

    Remove from pan and set aside

  • 17

    In the wok, add another 1 tablespoon of oil and swirl to coat insides of the wok

  • 18

    Heat until very hot

  • 19

    Add rice and spread over the surface of the wok

  • 20

    Cook for about 1 to 2 minutes or until grains begins to sizzle and then turn

  • 21

    Spread again over surface of wok and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes

  • 22

    Drizzle soy sauce and sesame oil over rice

  • 23

    Return shrimps, green peas and eggs to wok

  • 24

    Toss rice to evenly distribute ingredients

  • 25

    Season with salt and pepper to taste

  • 26

    Continue to cook for another 1 to 2 minutes or until completely heated through

  • 27

    Transfer onto serving platter and serve hot

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