Shrimp Fried Rice


  • 3 cups overnight steamed white rice
  • 2.5 tbsp oil
  • 3 large eggs, beaten and seasoned with a pinch of salt
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2” piece fresh ginger minced
  • 100 gm cleaned raw shrimp
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots (if fresh, parboil the vegetables)
  • Salt to taste

Seasonings –

  • 1.5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/4 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 dashes white pepper


  1. Gently break up the lumpy overnight rice. Mix all the ingredients for seasoning in a small bowl. Set aside
  2. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a wok over high heat
  3. Pour in beaten eggs and fry 1 minute until it just starts to set
  4. Flip the egg until it sets
  5. Break the eggs into small pieces.
  6. Set aside
  7. Reheat the wok over high heat and add the remaining 2 tbsp of oil
  8. Add the minced garlic and ginger, stir fry until light brown
  9. Add the shrimp and stir fry until the surface turns opaque
  10. Add the vegetables
  11. Mix everything
  12. Add the rice and mix well with the shrimp and vegetables
  13. Stir in the seasoning blending it well with the rice
  14. Add the eggs and mix well
  15. Keep stirring for about 3 minutes
  16. Add salt to taste and serve immediately

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