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Shrimp Fried Rice

15-minute Shrimp Fried Rice – like Chinese takeout but healthier and even better!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 400 kcal


  • 2 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 1 lb shrimp clean & deveined (or protein of your choice)
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 2 medium carrots diced
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 3 cups rice cooked and chilled
  • 4 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp oyster sauce optional
  • black pepper
  • ½ tsp sesame oil


  • Heat ½ tbsp of butter over medium-low heat in a large skillet or wok. Add shrimp and cook. Remove shrimp and set aside.
  • Add another ½ tbsp of butter to skillet. Once melted, cook eggs until scrambled. Remove and set aside.
  • Add an additional ½ tbsp butter and cook carrots and onions. Saute for about 5 minutes or until the veggies soften. Add peas, garlic, and pepper and cook another minute.
  • Increase the the heat to medium-high and add the remaining butter. Once butter is melted, add the rice, soy sauce and oyster sauce. Stir until combined.
  • Continue stirring 3-4 more minutes to fry the rice.
  • Add in the shrimp and eggs. Stir to combine.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the sesame oil
  • Serve warm.


Serving: 1/4Calories: 400kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 31gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 255mgSodium: 400mgFiber: 5gSugar: 4g
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