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Shrimp and Veggie Fried Rice

Yield Makes 4 servings
Prep: 15 min., Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound unpeeled, medium-size raw shrimp (31/40 count)
  • 1 (1 1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons lite soy sauce
  • 1 (5.3-ounce) bag SUCCESS Brown Rice, uncooked
  • 1 (8-ounce) package fresh sugar snap peas
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
  • 6 green onions, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup matchstick carrots
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Toppings: chopped green onions, chopped peanuts, lite soy sauce

How to Make It

  1. Peel shrimp; devein, if desired.

  2. Grate ginger using the large holes of a box grater. Squeeze juice from grated ginger into a small bowl to equal about 1 teaspoon; discard solids. Stir in soy sauce.

  3. Prepare rice and peas according to package directions.

  4. Meanwhile, sauté shrimp in 1 tablespoon hot oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Remove from skillet; keep warm.

  5. Sauté green onions and carrots in remaining 1 tablespoon hot oil in skillet over medium-high heat 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add rice and peas, and cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Push rice mixture to sides of pan, making a well in center of mixture.

  6. Add eggs to center of mixture, and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes or until set. Stir eggs into rice mixture. Stir in soy sauce mixture and shrimp. Cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Serve with desired toppings.

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