Shrimp and Basil Fried Rice

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Our shrimp and basil fried rice is a delicious combination of herbs, spices, and shrimp. Believe me, family and friends will love it.

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Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 30 mins Servings: 4 Calories: 329 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


You can this for lunch or dinner or even breakfast. This is all in one meal, you have the carbs and protein. However, you can pair this with your favorite meat. It is very colorful and fragrant. A must try! 



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  1. Add butter in a preheated pan. Sauté garlic until fragrant.

  2. Add the shrimp and fry until it changes color.  Season with pepper and mix.

  3. Add the cooked rice in, and toss until the rice is heated through. 

  4. Pour in soy sauce and stir until well combined. 

  5. Lastly, toss in basil leaves. Enjoy! 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 329
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g10%
Sodium 825mg35%
Total Carbohydrate 55g19%
Protein 13g26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

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David Hood

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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