Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

Servings 2 servings
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 2 1/2 cups cooked rice cold + day old
  • 1/2 medium onion diced, about 1/2 cup
  • 1/4 carrot diced, about 1/4 cup
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 3 tbsp neutral oil divided
  • 2 scallions chopped

Shrimp Marinade

  • 10-12 pieces jumbo shrimp peeled + deveined
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil


  • 3 tsp soy sauce adjust to taste
  • 2 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Shaoxing wine cooking wine
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper


  • In a small mixing bowl, combine shrimp, salt, white pepper and sesame oil. Toss to mix well then set aside for 15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, dark soy sauce, Shaoxing wine, sesame oil, and white pepper. Mix well then set aside.
  • In a large pan or wok, heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat. Pour in the whisked eggs and immediately scramble. When the eggs are about 80% done, remove from the pan/wok and set aside.
  • In the same pan or wok, heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat. Toss in the shrimp and cook each side for 1 minute. Remove then set aside.
  • Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat. Add the onions and carrots and cook for about 1 minute. Toss in the garlic then stir fry for another minute.
  • Add the rice. Using a spatula, break up the rice then mix everything together well.
  • Pour the sauce over the rice then immediately stir to coat the rice evenly.
  • Toss in the scallions, shrimp, and egg and mix well.
  • Serve and enjoy!
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Cantonese, Chinese

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