Prawn fried rice recipe

Prawn fried rice recipe

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Stir together this prawn fried rice for a quick and easy dinner for two. Leftover rice makes this super simple to bring together with stir-fried prawns and fresh spring onions. See method

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


  • 2tbsp sunflower oil
  • 400g cooked basmati rice (200g uncooked weight)
  • 75g frozen peas
  • 100g cooked prawns
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 6 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
Basmatic rice can always be swapped for long-grain

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 peas, stir-fry for 3-4 mins, then add the prawns and stir-fry for 1-2 mins more.
  2. Pour on the beaten eggs 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.

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

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