Fried Rice With Shrimp

Fried rice is often served as a side order with other dishes, but it is a tasty dish in itself if served, as here, with prawns. But just as easily you can substitute pork, chicken, beef or peppers.

fried rice with shrimp

How To Make This Delicious Recipe


2 tbsp vegetable or groundnut oil

3 eggs, lightly beaten

100g prawns (raw, de-veined)

100g smoked bacon, finely chopped, or lardons

3-4 spring onions, finely chopped

150g long grain rice, cooked and chilled

1tsp salt

1 tbsp Hoisin sauce

1 tbsp light soy sauce


1.         In a hot wok, heat 1 tbsp of oil and pour in the eggs. Cook, stirring, until the eggs are lightly set. Remove and set aside.

2.         Add remaining oil and stir-fry the prawns, bacon and spring onions for 2-3 minutes.

3.         Add the rice and the salt, and cook until the rice is warmed through.

4.         Add the Hoisin and light soy sauce.

5.         Fold in the eggs, and serve.

[Serves 2]

NOTE: Chicken, sliced pork or chopped peppers, can be substituted for the prawns.

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