Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Easy shrimp fried rice that will rival your favorite restaurant. Garlic and sake shrimp bring bold flavor!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 people


  • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 4 cups cooked rice refrigerated for at least 4 hours
  • 1 TBS minced garlic
  • 1 TBS onion powder
  • 1 TBS garlic powder
  • 2-3 TBS sake optional
  • 3 TBS unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 diced sweet onion
  • 3 large eggs whisked
  • 2 tsp chicken bouillon powder
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1-2 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1 TBS mirin or cooking sherry
  • Salt and white pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil
  • Green onion for garnish


  1. Heat 1-2 TBS vegetable oil on a wok or pan
  2. Then add the shrimp to the wok
  3. Season the shrimp with onion powder and 1 tsp salt.
  4. Pour in the sake and sauté the shrimp until they are just about cooked.
  5. Add in the minced garlic and sauté for 30 secs.
  6. Remove the shrimp from the wok; set aside.
  7. In the same wok, add in the butter and sesame oil
  8. Allow the butter to melt
  9. Add the onions and sauté until lightly browned
  10. Pour in the rice and stir everything together
  11. Push the rice to one side of the wok freeing up a space on the opposite side.
  12. Pour 1 TBS vegetable oil into the open side of the wok.
  13. Add the eggs and scramble them.
  14. When the eggs are almost cooked, stir them into the rice.
  15. Add the chicken bouillon powder, soy sauce, garlic powder, oyster sauce, and mirin.
  16. Salt and white pepper to taste.
  17. When the rice is hot, stir in the shrimp.
  18. Continue to cook on a medium low heat setting until the shrimp are completely cooked.
  19. Garnish with finely chopped green onions.
  20. Enjoy!