Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice @EclecticEveryday

Love fried rice? But not all the fat that goes with the take-out version?

Shrimp Fried Rice @EclecticEveryday

Shrimp Fried Rice @EclecticEveryday

Shrimp Fried Rice

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups chopped fresh or frozen (thawed) broccoli
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup fresh or frozen (thawed) snow pea pods
2 cups cold cooked white rice
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon grated gingerroot
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 lb uncooked medium shrimp, peeled (tail shells removed), deveined
1 cup chopped green onions

Directions:

In wok or large skillet, heat sesame oil over medium heat. Cook eggs in oil, stirring constantly, until thickened but still moist. Remove eggs from skillet to plate; cover to keep warm.

In same skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add broccoli, carrots and pea pods; stir-fry until crisp-tender. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in rice, garlic, gingerroot and soy sauce. Add shrimp. Cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until rice is hot and shrimp are pink.

Stir in scrambled eggs and green onions; cook 1 minute longer. Serve immediately.

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