Spicy Shrimp Fried Rice made healthier using leftover cooked brown rice, a delicious whole grain that's high in fiber, so it fills you up.
Yield: 4 servings
4.73 from 22 votes

Spicy Shrimp Fried Rice

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese
Spicy Shrimp Fried Rice made healthier using leftover cooked brown rice, a delicious whole grain that's high in fiber, so it fills you up.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups leftover brown rice cooked
  • 1 lb large shrimp (peeled and deveined )
  • 1/2 tsp each of chili powder and paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (or more to taste)
  • 2 large egg whites (beaten)
  • 1 large whole egg (beaten)
  • 1/2 medium onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (diced)
  • 5 medium scallions (chopped, whites and greens separated)
  • oil spray
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (or more to taste)
  • 4 tsp soy sauce (or more to taste)
  • 1 tsp Asian fish sauce ((or more soy sauce))

Instructions

  • In a bowl, season shrimp with cayenne pepper, chili powder, paprika, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • In a hot wok, over medium high heat, spray a little oil and cook the eggs, when cooked, remove from pan and set aside, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Increase the heat to high, when hot add the sesame oil and saute onions, scallion whites, garlic and hot pepper flakes for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add shrimp and saute until no longer translucent, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add rice and leave in the skillet to let the bottom brown, 2 to 3 minutes, stir and add the egg, soy sauce and fish sauce, mixing well for about 2 minutes.
  • Add greens of the scallions and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 11/2 cupsĀ , Calories: 307kcal, Carbohydrates: 37.5g, Protein: 23g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 191mg, Sodium: 500mg, Fiber: 3.5g, Sugar: 0.5g
Blue Smart Points: 6
Green Smart Points: 7
Purple Smart Points: 1
Points +: 8