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Shrimp Fried Rice

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 9 mins
Stand time 5 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon bottled minced garlic
  • 4 cups chilled cooked brown rice
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon water

Nutrition Information

  • calories 274
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 5.6 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 1.5 g
  • polyfat 1.3 g
  • protein 16.2 g
  • carbohydrate 38 g
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • cholesterol 134 mg
  • iron 2.1 mg
  • sodium 659 mg
  • calcium 29 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine shrimp, ginger, and crushed red pepper in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes.

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add bell pepper, green onions, and garlic; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Add shrimp mixture to pan; stir-fry 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are done. Add cooked rice; stir-fry 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Push rice mixture to sides of pan, forming a well in center. Add egg to center of pan, and cook 30 seconds; toss with rice mixture, and stir-fry until egg is cooked. Stir in soy sauce and water; cook until thoroughly heated.

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