Griddle-Fried Rice & Shrimp Introduction
Welcome to your one-stop shop for a delicious night of classic Chinese cuisine! Today we’ll be making Griddle-Fried Rice & Shrimp, a tasty side of steamed vegetables and a simple salad – plus a few flavors and style alternatives. In just a few steps you’ll master how to make this simple yet exquisite meal that the whole family will appreciate.
For the adventurous cook, get creative and mix up the flavors for some more unique variant options. For example, switch out the flavor of shrimp for a spicy and flavorful sauce, or add some fresh herbs or fragrant spices like garlic, ginger, and Chinese 5-spice.
• 2 cups cooked white rice
• 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
• 1 cup uncooked small shrimp (peeled and deveined)
• 1 cup red and yellow bell peppers (chopped)
• 1 cup white onion (diced)
• 2 cloves garlic (minced)
• 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
• 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
• 1 tablespoon sesame oil
• Salt and pepper (to taste)
• Steamed vegetables and a simple salad (for serving)
1. Pre-heat a griddle to high heat.
2. Drizzle the oil onto the griddle and spread to even coating.
3. Add the bell peppers, onion, and garlic and season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 7-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are slightly softened and lightly browned.
4. Add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes until shrimp is onions, bell peppers and garlic and cooked through.
5. Push the vegetables and shrimp to the side of the griddle and add the cooked white rice. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
6. Pour in the soy sauce and oyster sauce and sesame oil. Stir everything together to combine. Cook for an additional 2-5 minutes until the rice is nicely browned.
7. Serve the Griddle-Fried Rice & Shrimp with a side of steamed vegetables and a simple salad. Cooking Hack:
Save time by precooking the white rice in advance and storing it in the refrigerator until you are ready to use it.
Tips & Suggestions
• This is as a nutritional and delicious meal idea, with a good source of protein and vegetables.
• To make the dish vegetarian, simply substitute the shrimp for extra vegetables.
• Serve this with a crisp, acidic dressing for a delicious and balanced flavor.
• For added texture and flavor, top the dish with chopped nuts or sesame seeds.
• Consider substituting the griddle for a wok to speed up the cooking process.