One of the most popular posts on my site the past year has been my Easy Better-Than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice recipe.
There’s even a video in that post to show you exactly how to make it and you’re basically recreating that recipe but with shrimp.
It’s an easy, one-skillet recipe that’s ready in 20 minutes and tastes better than takeout.
It’s healthier, not greasy, and you’re going to love it.
To save time if you don’t have leftover rice on hand or don’t want to cook a batch, use two pouches of ready-to-serve rice. Works like a charm. I don’t even bother thawing the frozen peas, carrots, and corn that’s mixed into the rice.
Feel free to add edamame, bean sprouts, mushrooms or whatever floats your fried rice boat.
The shrimp is tender and juicy. I use fresh shrimp from the butcher because I think it has the best flavor but if you’re in an ultimate hurry you can use frozen shrimp that’s already been cooked and all you have to do is thaw it.
There’s garlic, ginger, green onions, sesame oil, and soy sauce for layers of flavor while peas, carrots, corn, and bits of egg add texture. It’s a perfect weeknight meal when you’re in a rush want a break from the usual chicken dinner.
This is an easy, one-skillet recipe that’s ready in 20 minutes and tastes better than takeout; it's healthier and not greasy. To save time if you don’t have leftover rice on hand or don’t want to cook a batch, use two pouches of ready-to-serve rice. The shrimp is tender and juicy. I use fresh shrimp but you can use frozen shrimp that's already been cooked. There's garlic, ginger, green onions, sesame oil, and soy sauce for layers of flavor while peas, carrots, corn, and bits of egg add texture.
Yield: about 5 cups, serves 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: about 15 minutes
Total Time: about 20 minutes
Adapted from Easy Better-Than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice
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