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African Caribbean Shrimp Fried Rice

African Caribbean Shrimp Fried Rice - a spicy rice dish with plenty of flavor with chunks of shrimps, eggs and veggies. A complete meal on its own!
Course Main
Cuisine African
Keyword Fried Rice, quick and easy, shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 798kcal
Author Immaculate Bites

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked day old long grain rice
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ cup of canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • ½ pound shrimp peeled deveined
  • ½ small onion sliced
  • 1 teaspoon green seasoning
  • 1 cup peas and carrots
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder
  • A dash of curry powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoon of water or stock optional

Instructions

  • Break up the clumpy rice before starting.
  • Heat a large wok or skillet on medium high heat with about a tablespoon of canola or vegetable oil.
  • Add the rice stir vigorously for about 2-3 minutes adding soy sauce and a tablespoon or more of water or chicken/beef stock as need to moistened rice. Set aside. Quickly wipe the wok or skillet with a clean paper towel or cloth.
  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in the wok; add shrimp and sauté until just cooked through. Remove add to the fried rice.
  • Next add a table spoon of oil , let it heat up , then add the eggs and quickly stir to break the eggs apart. Remove and add to the rice.
  • Continue with the stir frying by adding a tablespoon of oil into the wok, followed by onions, peas, carrots, green seasoning, curry powder, and chicken bouillon powder. Stir until fragrant for about 2 minutes.
  • Finally return the combination of rice, eggs, and shrimp to the wok. Stir until everything has been fully combined. Adjust seasoning salt, pepper if necessary.
  • Garnish with chopped scallion and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 798kcal | Carbohydrates: 154g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 224mg | Sodium: 1562mg | Potassium: 405mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3445IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 3.8mg