Better than Takeout Shrimp Fried Rice

4.92 from 12 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
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Better than Takeout Shrimp Fried Rice is better than any restaurant that you have had!  Made with fresh shrimp, peas, carrots, egg, rice and topped with green onions, you will never have takeout again!! 

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 Tablespoon sesame oil divided
  • 3 cups cooked rice *
  • 1 small white onion chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots thawed
  • 2-3 Tablespoons soy sauce more or less to taste
  • 3 eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp chopped green onions optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat a large skillet or wok to medium heat. Add vegetable oil, 1 Tablespoon sesame oil and shrimp to the skillet and salt and pepper. Cook the shrimp for 2-3 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  2. Add white onion and peas and carrots and fry until tender. Slide the onion, peas and carrots to the side, and pour the beaten eggs onto the other side. Using a spatula, scramble the eggs. Once cooked, mix the eggs with the vegetable mix.
  3. Add the rice and shrimp to the veggie and egg mixture. Pour the soy sauce and 1 Tablespoons sesame oil on top. Stir and fry the rice and veggie mixture until heated through and combined. Add chopped green onions if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Better than Takeout Shrimp Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 129 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 204mg68%
Sodium 715mg30%
Potassium 78mg2%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 2.3mg3%
Calcium 91mg9%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.