Shrimp Fried Rice with Brown Rice Asian

Learn how to make shrimp fried rice with brown rice, including a medley of vegetables: bean sprout, snow peas, carrot, red bell pepper, ginger and garlic. Brown rice is much more nutritious and healthier than white rice. For this recipe, you can find all the ingredients in your local supermarket, no need to go to an Asian market.

Ingredients

Shrimp 1/2 Pound , peeled, deveined (small or medium sized)
Cooked brown rice 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Carrot 1 Medium , chopped finely
Red bell pepper 1 Small , seeded, thinly sliced
Bean sprouts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Snow peas 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Scallions 2 Medium , diced
Ginger 1 Inch , peeled, diced
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , minced
Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
Peanut oil/Sesame oil 2 Teaspoon
Salt and pepper To Taste

Directions

GETTING READY

1. In a pot bring water to boil. Put in the snow peas and cook for 1 minute. Transfer immediately into cold water. Drain and set aside.

2. In a pan heat 1 teaspoon of peanut oil on medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté for a few seconds or till it turns fragrant. Put in the shrimp and cook till it curls and turns pink. Transfer into a bowl. Set aside.

MAKING

3. In the same pan heat 1 teaspoon of peanut oil. Put in the carrot and sauté for few seconds. Add the bean sprouts, red bell peppers, ginger, snow peas and sauté well after each addition.

4. Add the shrimps and stir again till combined. Put in the rice and pour the soy sauce. Stir well till the rice and vegetables are well combined with the sauce. Season with the salt and pepper. Stir again to combine all. Turn off the heat. Sprinkle the scallions and mix well.

SERVING

5. In a serving plate, serve the rice hot as a complete meal.

TIP

If cooking brown rice on stove top, then soak it overnight.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 231Calories from Fat 39

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 818 mg34.08%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 18 g36%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet