Monday Night Meal: Shrimp Fried Rice

On Monday’s, we want to start your week off strong with a simple dinner idea that’s great for busy parents on-the-go. Creator of John Jean Juan Cakes, Terry John Zilla stopped by to make Shrimp Fried Rice.

Shrimp Fried Rice


2 tablespoons vegetable oil
12 large shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
½ cup chopped onion
½ cup diced carrots
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 cups cooked white rice
3 to 5 tablespoons soy sauce
4 scallions, thinly sliced


Low sodium vegetable stock as needed to moisten rice if needed

  1. In a large non-stick skillet or wok, heat oil over medium high heat. Cook shrimp quickly until pink. Remove to board and chop coarsely.
  2. Add garlic and onion to skillet and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in carrots and cook for 2 minutes.
  4.  Pour the beaten eggs around the inside walls of the wok to cook. Scrape down and add the rice and toss quickly to distribute egg.
  5. Add vegetable stock if needed to moisten rice.
  6. Stir in soy sauce. Toss in scallions and serve

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