Shrimp Cilantro Fried Rice

Shrimp Cilantro Fried RiceRecipe
Photo: Jan Smith
Put leftover cooked white rice to good use in this fragrant, colorful dish.


4 servings (serving size: About 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 276.0
Caloriesfromfat 14.0 %
Fat 4.4 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 2.1 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 11.1 g
Carbohydrate 47.1 g
Fiber 1.2 g
Cholesterol 56.0 mg
Iron 3.1 mg
Sodium 341.0 mg
Calcium 35.0 mg


2 teaspoons peanut oil
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1/4 cup finely chopped carrot
1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
4 cups cooked long-grain rice
1 cup chopped cooked shrimp
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Heat oils in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrot, ginger, red pepper, and garlic; sauté for 1 minute. Add rice; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in shrimp and soy sauce; sauté 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro.