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Fried Rice
with shrimp and chicken sausage

Active: 30 min Total: 30 min

Consider this dish Asian jambalaya. We stir-fry shrimp and sausage with garlic and onions, which will make your kitchen smell oh-so-good. Tossed with rice and of course our favorite Asian seasoning - soy sauce - you have a delicious treat everyone in the family will enjoy!

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
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Shrimp and Chicken Sausage Fried Rice:
  • Rice - 1 3/4 cups
  • Frozen shrimp - 1 lb, peeled and deveined
  • Garlic - 2 cloves, minced
  • Red onion (small) - 1, diced
  • Cooked chicken sausage - 2 links, diced
  • Carrots - 2, peeled and grated
  • Ginger - 1 Tbsp, grated
  • Green onions - 2, thinly sliced
  • Cooking oil - 1 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp
  • Frozen corn - 1/2 cup
  • Frozen peas - 1/2 cup
  • Soy sauce, low-sodium - 3 Tbsp
  • Sriracha - , for serving

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Servings Per Recipe 4
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Prep

  1. Rice - Make if not done on prep day or for Monday's dinner. Cook rice with a 2:1 water to rice ratio. Bring to a boil, then simmer until rice has absorbed all liquid (20 to 25 min. for white rice; 45 to 50 for brown)
  2. Shrimp - Defrost, rinse, and dry
  3. Garlic / Red onion / Sausage / Carrots / Ginger / Green onions - Prep as directed

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Make

  1. Mix 1 tbs. (15 ml) of oil with leftover rice. It's easiest to just use your hands for this step
  2. Season shrimp with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon (15 ml) oil in a large skillet or wok over medium high heat. Add shrimp and cook, stirring often, until pink, firm and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Return pan to heat and add another tablespoon of cooking oil. Add garlic, onion, and chicken sausage to heated oil. Stir often until onions become translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add in corn, peas, carrots, and rice. Cook stirring constantly (yes, give your arms a workout!) until heated through, about 1-2 minutes.
  5. Finally add soy sauce and ginger, and gently toss to combine. Toss until heated through, ~2 minutes. Stir in green onions.
  6. Serve drizzled with Sriracha if desired.

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (25)
Gluten-free (1)
Paleo (1)
Vegetarian (3)

10 reviews

Added 3 scrambled eggs. The kids liked it.

By: Talia
Posted: Apr 15, 2017
Diet: Gluten-free
0 Helpful

Did not taste like restaurant style fried rice.

By: Rhonda
Posted: Sep 28, 2016
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Very easy to put together with leftover rice and precooked sausage. We left out the shrimp and doubled up on sausage (turkey) and added an egg at the end, I will add only 2 T soy sauce next time.

By: Leah
Posted: Feb 12, 2015
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Used the basic recipe but subbed edamame for the shrimp and sausage. Added 2 scrambled eggs at the end. Good recipe. Toddler enjoyed it too.

By: Kyler
Posted: Jan 23, 2015
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

My husband commented that this may be the best fried rice he has ever had -- he attributed this mostly to the ginger and soy sauce. The shrimp and chicken sausage were tasty together but I think it would have been just as good with a single meat of any kind.

By: Sundi
Posted: Nov 12, 2014
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

This was SO good! I changed up a few things. Skipped chicken sausage, used Trader Joe's frozen "soycatash" mix, added some sesame oil when everything was mixing together and added a few extra tablespoons of soy sauce. My husband and I loved this dish. It was so easy and will definitely become a staple!

By: Lauren
Posted: Mar 03, 2014
Diet: Original
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