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Prawn Fried Rice Recipe / Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Prawn Fried Rice Recipe with step by step pictures. This Shrimp Fried rice recipe is made with Prawns, Soy Sauce and Basmati Rice. Quick and instant recipe made with prawns.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 2 servings
Calories 814 kcal


  • 2 cups Basmati Rice cooked
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 5 fat cloves chopped finely Garlic
  • 1 tbsp chopped finely Ginger
  • 1 chopped finely Green Chilli
  • 1 medium size chopped finely Onion
  • ½ chopped finely Capsicum / Green Bell Pepper
  • 1 tsp or to taste Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp or to taste Vinegar or Lemon Juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp or to taste Black Pepper Powder
  • a handful finely chopped Spring Onion
  • For Marinating Prawns:
  • 12 Prawns
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp or to taste Vinegar or Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp or to taste Soy Sauce


  • Cook Basmati Rice as per this method,, but dont add spices. Set aside. You can even cook the rice the day before and store it in fridge and use the next day for best results.
  • Take Prawns in a bowl. Add all the ingredients given in the list and mix well. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok or frying pan. Add in the prawns and cook them for 3 to 4 mins till it is curled and cooked. Remove it and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add onions, garlic, ginger, green chillies and capsicum. Saute for a min.
  • Now add in soy sauce, vinegar, salt, sugar and pepper.
  • Add in the cooked prawns and toss well.
  • Add in the rice and fry for 2 mins
  • Now finish with lots of spring onions. Toss once.
  • Serve hot.


1)Cooking Rice is key for a perfect fried rice. Cook rice till it is fluffy. You can cook rice the day before and make fried rice the next day. It will give you perfect fried rice.
2)Dont over cook the prawns else it will turn rubbery.
3)You can adjust the soy sauce, pepper and vinegar as per your taste.
Nutrition Facts
Prawn Fried Rice Recipe / Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 814 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 0.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 60mg3%
Potassium 239mg7%
Carbohydrates 150g50%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 307IU6%
Vitamin C 0.01mg0%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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