Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice


  • 1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 5 tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tbs water
  • 2 tbs sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 scallions, chopped (separate white and green parts)
  • 1 cup raw medium shrimp, cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups long grain rice, cold
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 tbs dry sherry
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • In a wok or large frying pan heat 2 tbs of peanut oil over high heat.
  • Beat the eggs with 1/2 tsp soy sauce and the water. Add to the oil in the pan and cook just until set.
  • Remove from the pan and cut in small pieces or strips and set aside.
  • Add 2 more tbs peanut oil and 2 tbs of sesame oil to the pan. Add the garlic, ginger and chopped white part of scallions. Stir fry for a few seconds.
  • Add shrimp and stir fry for 1 minute or until shrimp turn pink.
  • Add rice and green peas and cook stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour in 5 tbs soy sauce, sherry, white pepper and sugar and continue to cook until mixture is thoroughly heated through.
  • Stir in reserved egg and chopped green part of scallions.

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