Rice: Fried Rice with Shrimp

posted by Sally OH 01-08-102 5:55 PM

Fried Rice with Shrimp
From The Fine Art of Chinese Cooking, page 176

6 c. cold cooked rice
1/2 c. chopped onion
1/2 lb. fresh shrimp, shelled and coarsely chopped
2 eggs well beaten
2 T. cold water to loosen rice

4 T. soy sauce
2 T. sherry
1/3 t. salt
1/8 t. freshly ground pepper
chopped scallion greens to sprinkle on top

Add 2T. cold water to rice and loosen the grains as much as possible. Mix eggs and shrimp in a bowl.

Heat frying pan on a high flame; add oil and heat thoroughly. Fry onion to a light brown. Add shrimp and eggs and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add rice and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add sauce. Stir constantly until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Sprinkle scallion greens on top. Serves 4-6.

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