Prawn fried rice

Prawn fried rice recipe

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  • Serves 2
  • 5 mins to prepare and 8 mins to cook
  • 975 calories / serving


  • 2tbsp sunflower oil
  • 400g cooked basmati rice (200g/7oz uncooked weight)
  • 75g (2 1/2oz) frozen peas
  • 100g cooked prawns
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1tbsp light soy sauce
  • 6 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
  • ½tsp sesame oil

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    19g 27%
  • Saturates

    3g 15%
  • Sugars

    2g 2%
  • Salt

    2.5g 42%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 164.6g Protein 33.2g Fibre 3.1g


  1. Heat the sunflower oil in a large frying pan or wok until smoking. Add the pre-cooked rice and the frozen, stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, then add the prawns and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes more.
  2. Pour on the beaten and stir over the heat for 1 minute until the egg is lightly scrambled. Add the soy sauce, spring onions, and sesame oil, toss together and serve.

Cook's tip

You could replace the prawns with chopped ham, or even tofu pieces.

If serving vulnerable groups, elderly people, toddlers, pregnant women and people who are unwell, ensure eggs are cooked thorougly.

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