Prawn (Shrimp) & Egg-Fried Rice with Garlic, Coriander, Chilli & Spring Onions

Updated post.

This is one of my favourite mid-week dinners. Incredibly easy to make yet BIG on flavour (and when I say big, I mean Kanye ego kinda of big!). 

This dish is perfect when you don’t have time to nip the shops, using flavours that most of us already have in our kitchen cupboard/fridge –  garlic, coriander, chilli and spring onions.

These powerful and aromatic ingredients result in a wonderfully flavoursome dish sending your taste buds into overdrive and I create a batch without the chilli the kids gobble up!

I like to use good quality large prawns which give the dish added texture and a real succulent feel (baby prawns will work just as well though).

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My kids are obsessed with prawns so gobble this up. It works well with any kind of fish though.

Prawn (or shrimp) egg-fried rice, with copious amounts of garlic, coriander, chilli and spring onions

Prawn (or shrimp) egg-fried rice, with garlic, coriander, chilli and spring onions

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 100g basmati rice
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 100g cooked prawns
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
  • 3 sprigs of spring onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp of dried chilli flake
  • 2 tsp of dried coriander
  • 2 medium free-range eggs, beaten
  • sesame seeds (for garnish)
  1. Start by cooking the basmati rice in boiling salted water for 10-12 minutes, then drain and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pan or wok. Add the garlic and spring onions, cook until soft and the garlic has turned a light golden brown.
  3. Add the chilli flakes, coriander and prawns then cook for another couple of minutes.
  4. Add the eggs to the wok. As they begin to set, give the eggs stir a  to break them up – as you would when making scrambled egg
  5. Add the rice to the pan and quickly toss together and serve.
  6. Garnish with sesame seeds.

 

Let me know if you make it, won’t you!

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41 Responses

  1. Sherly

    One among my favorite fish recipe?I. Never tried these combination??thanks dear for sharing a well explained preparation ?
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  2. Amanda

    this looks so yum. we love rice and prawns so will definitely be trying this one. Some amazing looking food posts have linked up here – i’m gonna have a browse now xx

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  3. Andreea

    This looks great! I’m mostly vegetarian now, but I still eat seafood every now and then. If I can replace the coriander with parsley in this recipe, this would be perfect for me!

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  4. Corina

    It sounds really delicious! I love egg fried rice and really need to make it again soon, probably with chicken though.

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  5. Notmyyearoff

    Fussy Z has just started eating egg so I’m definitely going to try this. It would work with chicken too wouldn’t it? I love egg fried rice, I could eat it every day!

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  6. Mel

    I love egg fried rice! It reminds me of my childhood scoffing it (literally!) with my mum every Wednesday. x

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  7. Angela

    This looks so delicious, I’m looking forward to trying it! Thank you for hosting the Link-Up Party 🙂
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  8. Katie

    Thanks for hosting again! Looks yummy – may have to try a veggie version!
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  9. Eb Gargano

    I LOVE simple, easy, tasty meals like this – perfect for those crazy-busy days and far healthier than a takeaway. In fact, I have something very similar on my blog – it’s my go to meal for when I’m in a hurry but still want to eat well! Eb x
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  10. Karen

    Looks simply tasty! I’ve had egg fried rice on the radar for a while may just have to make some!

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  11. Cathy Glynn

    This looks delicious and so quick, ideal for busy days x
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  12. Hayley

    Thanks for the email reminder 🙂 I’m all linked up. Apologies – I won’t be able to add the badge to my post until later but I promise I will do it 🙂
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