Flying Phoenix Shrimp Fried Rice
Just like a phoenix flying over the Great Wall, this dish will enable you to enjoy a delicious meal as you bask in the knowledge that you are eating a healthy and satisfying meal. Chinese food recipes often are high in sodium, but this meal is a variation on traditional Chinese food recipes that is heart healthy and low in fat.
Cooking Time15 min
- 1 small onion
- 1 cup peas
- 2 tablespoons plus another 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
- 3 or 4 tablespoons light vegetable oil
- 1 egg beaten
- 1 cup shrimp
- 1 thin slice of turkey bacon
- Gather a large cup of long grain rice.
- Bring a saucepan that is 2/3 full of water to boil. Add the rice grains and stir until the water re-boils.
- Cook for 9 minutes and then turn the heat down so that the water simmers.
- Remove the pan from the heat and fill to the top with cold water. Drain well and then cover the pan and leave rice to cool.
- In a wok, or large based pan, heat the light vegetable oil. Add the onions and diced bacon. Saute over a moderate heat for 2-3 minutes.
- Reduce the heat to low and add the beaten egg. When it has set, break it up into small pieces and stir.
- Turn heat up and add the shrimps. Fry for 2 minutes. Add the peas and fry for 2 minutes. Add the soy sauce and mix well.
- Next, add the cool boiled rice and heat through, stirring constantly. Season with desired amount of salt & pepper.
- Serve and sprinkle with reduced sodium soy sauce to taste while eating. This is a large helping for 2 people!