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Simple Weight Watchers Shrimp Fried Rice

Simple Weight Watchers Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe



Simple Weight Watchers Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe. Shrimp fried rice is a popular dish at Chinese restaurants. It is also an easy dish to make at home.

The key to making shrimp fried rice is to use leftover rice. Rice that has been cooked earlier in the day and allowed to sit for a few hours works best.

This quick and easy Chinese side dish, or main dish is ready in just 15 minutes.

It is great for lunch or a light dinner. You can make it in a skillet, or a wok with sesame oil, cooked long grain brown rice, frozen peas and carrots, shrimp, an egg, salt and black pepper.

When stir-frying the rice, be sure to use a high heat so that the rice grains are nicely browned. To give the dish some extra flavor, add some soy sauce, garlic, and green onions.

Closeup of Simple Weight Watchers Shrimp Fried Rice in a white bowl on a white surface.

Weight Watchers Points


MyWW Points: 7 Green Points
7 WW Smart Points

Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.

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Featured Ingredients

Brown Rice


Brown rice is a whole grain that is processed just to remove the inedible outer husk. When the husk is removed, brown rice can be cooked and eaten like white rice.

Brown rice has a chewy texture and nutty flavor.

Unlike white rice, which is missing many of the nutrients found in the germ and bran layers, brown rice is a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

Brown rice is also lower on the glycemic index than white rice, so it is considered a healthier than white rice.

Uncooked brown rice in a wooden bowl sitting on a small piece of burlap, on a rustic wooden surface.
Brown rice

Egg


An egg is composed of a yolk and egg white, enclosed by a thin shell.

The yolk is the yellow part of the egg and contains most of the fat and cholesterol.

The egg white is the clear, protein-rich part of the egg.

Eggs are a good source of protein, vitamins, and minerals. They are also low in calories and fat.

Brown and white eggs in a basket with small flowers as decoration, on a light rustic surface.
Eggs

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Simple Weight Watchers Shrimp Fried Rice

Nesting Lane
Simple Weight Watchers Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe. This quick and easy Chinese side dish, or main dish is ready in just 15 minutes. It is great for lunch or a light dinner.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 1

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Place a non-stick skillet, or wok over medium/high heat.
  • Add sesame oil and heat.
  • Add brown rice, and cook until heated through.
  • Add in frozen peas and carrots, and shrimp. Toss and cook until heated through.
  • Move the shrimp, peas and carrots to the outside edges of the pan.
  • Crack the egg in the center of the pan. and scramble and cook until done.
  • Stir all of the ingredients to combine well.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

Notes

MyWW Points: 7 Green Points
7 WW Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 256kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 18gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 257mgSodium: 450mgPotassium: 297mgFiber: 4gSugar: 0.4gVitamin A: 7020IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 84mgIron: 2mg
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