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Quick Fried Brown Rice with Shrimp and Snap Peas

Photo: Randy Dausch; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Stir up your weeknight meal routine by serving up 20-minute Quick Fried Brown Rice with Shrimp and Snap Peas.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 (8.8-ounce) pouches precooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
  • 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil, divided
  • 10 ounce medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar snap peas, diagonally sliced
  • 1/3 cup unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed

Nutrition Information

  • calories 418
  • fat 19.8 g
  • satfat 3.6 g
  • monofat 8.5 g
  • polyfat 5.9 g
  • protein 22 g
  • carbohydrate 39 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 229 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 587 mg
  • calcium 82 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat rice according to package directions.

  2. Combine soy sauce, sambal oelek, and honey in a large bowl. Combine 1 teaspoon peanut oil and shrimp in a medium bowl; toss to coat. Heat a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add shrimp to pan, and stir-fry 2 minutes. Add shrimp to soy sauce mixture; toss to coat shrimp. Add 1 teaspoon peanut oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add eggs to pan; cook 45 seconds or until set. Remove eggs from pan; cut into bite-sized pieces.

  3. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add rice; stir-fry 4 minutes. Add rice to shrimp mixture. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sugar snap peas, peanuts, salt, and garlic to pan; stir-fry for 2 minutes or until peanuts begin to brown. Add shrimp mixture and egg to pan, and cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Cook's Notes

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