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.
Weight Watchers Points
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7 WW Smart Points
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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.
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.
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Simple Weight Watchers Shrimp Fried Rice
- 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.
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