Rice: Shrimp Fried Rice by Mai

posted by Mai 01-21-103 10:44 AM

Shrimp Fried Rice

2 tablespoons chicken broth
2 tablespoons dry white vermouth or white wine
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup chopped scallions
1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
3/4 pound cooked and peeled medium shrimp, chopped
4 cups cooked long grain white rice, recipe follows
2 large eggs, beaten lightly
1 package defrosted frozen peas

In a small bowl, stir together broth, vermouth, soy sauce, and sesame oil.

In a large skillet heat vegetable oil over moderately high heat until very hot. Add scallions, gingerroot, and shrimp, cook for 1 minute, and transfer to a platter. Add rice and cook until crispy. Add everything back to the pan, add the eggs, and cook until scrambled. Add the peas and cook, stirring for 2 to 3 minutes or until crispy. Add broth mixture and stir to mix well.

Cooked Rice:
1 1/3 cups long grain rice
1 to 2 tablespoons butter Salt

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. When it comes to a boil, add salt and then rice. Stir and then boil for 15 minutes or until just cooked. Drain, toss with butter, season with salt and pepper, to taste, and serve.

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