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Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice (Gluten Free)

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All right, stop begging! I’m finally going to post my mom’s Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice recipe!  I know I’ve dangled pictures of it on instagram (manytimes) long enough.  So I apologize for the wait!  If you eat gluten-free, you’re in luck because it is!  If you’re paleo, maybe you can have some rice on your cheat day. 🙂

This Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice recipe actually doesn’t use soy sauce. If you super love soy sauce flavor in your fried rice, you’re free to add 3-4 tbsp and then add less or no salt. If you’re on a gluten free diet, substitute the soy sauce with coconut amino or gluten free soy sauce (like tamari).

Ingredients

  • 6 jumbo shrimps (or more smaller ones)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup of diced ham
  • 1/2 cup of chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup of frozen peas (optional)
  • 1/3 cup of chopped scallions
  • Cooking oil/fat of choice
  • Salt and Pepper, as desired
  • 2 tbsp rice wine (optional)
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 cups of cooked rice
  • 2 cloves of garlic, smashed and peeled

Instructions

Prepare all your ingredients.  Chop up the carrots, onions, and scallions. dice that ham.

Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

In a medium sized bowl, whisk the 2 eggs with 2 tbsp of water and optionally, 2 tbsp of rice wine.

Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

In a skillet/pan (or wok if you have one), add cooking oil/fat of choice with the 2 cloves of garlic.

Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

After it heats up, throw in the shrimp!  Stir fry until it is no longer clear, but white and orange, and then quickly remove from heat.

Now add the carrots first.  After a minute, dump the diced ham, onions, peas [optional] in to the skillet/pan/wok and stir fry for a couple of minutes.

Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

Pour the whisked eggs in to the pan and wait for it to solidify just a little, before stir frying it with the rest of the ingredients.

Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

Now, you add the rice. Stir fry ALL the things for 1 minute.

Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

Add Shrimp and stir fry for 3 more mins. Add salt and pepper as desired. Right before turning off the heat, add the chopped scallions!

Shrimp Fried Rice
Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice (Gluten Free)
shrimp fried rice

Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice (Gluten Free)

Ingredients

  • 6 jumbo shrimps (or more smaller ones)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup of diced ham
  • 1/2 cup of chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup of frozen peas (optional)
  • 1/3 cup of chopped scallions
  • Cooking oil/fat of choice
  • Salt and Pepper, as desired
  • 2 tbsp rice wine (optional)
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 cups of cooked rice
  • 2 cloves of garlic, smashed and peeled

Instructions

    Prepare all your ingredients.  Chop up the carrots, onions, and scallions. dice that ham.

    In a medium sized bowl, whisk the 2 eggs with 2 tbsp of water and optionally, 2 tbsp of rice wine.

    In a skillet/pan (or wok if you have one), add cooking oil/fat of choice with the 2 cloves of garlic.

    After it heats up, throw in the shrimp!  Stir fry until it is no longer clear, but white and orange, and then quickly remove from heat.

    Now add the carrots first.  After a minute, dump the diced ham, onions, peas [optional] in to the skillet/pan/wok and stir fry for a couple of minutes.

    Pour the whisked eggs in to the pan and wait for it to solidify just a little, before stir frying it with the rest of the ingredients.

    Now, you add the rice. Stir fry ALL the things for 1 minute.

    Add Shrimp and stir fry for 3 more mins.

    Add salt and pepper as desired.

    Right before turning off the heat, add the chopped scallions!

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