Shrimp Fried Rice with Broccoli


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This Shrimp Fried Rice with Broccoli is very flavorful, easy to make, and gluten-free meal! You can add any veggie, rice, soy sauce, and you are done.

Shrimp fried rice with broccoli in cast iron

One of my favorite foods on earth is rice. I grew up eating rice almost every day. Rice and beans are a very important part of Brazilian cuisine and we eat this combo for lunch with meat and salad. When I moved to Canada, I noticed that people here don’t eat rice as often as Brazilians do. But due to the Asian culture influence, they eat fried rice, which is something that in Brazil is not very popular. To be honest, I have never eaten fried rice down there. I know they must have that because there are Asian restaurants down there, but I never had a chance to eat that.

close up of shrimp fried rice with broccoli

So, now that I live in Canada I often eat fried rice because I totally love it. I always make this recipe when I have rice leftovers. I hate to eat rice the next day. For me, rice has to be very fresh to taste good, but in this recipe, it doesn’t have to. Not a fan of regular rice? Try my Easy Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe.

instructional step by step photos of how to cook shrimp fried rice with broccoli in a cast iron pan

This Shrimp Fried Rice with Broccoli is very flavorful, so easy to make and probably you have all the ingredients for this recipe at any given moment! Want to know why I am saying that? Because there are no rules to this recipe! You can add any veggie you want, add rice, some soy sauce and you are done. That’s why this is a winning recipe in my home.

One of my favourite side dishes to go alongside this is my Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe, Kale Salad with Crispy Sweet Potato, and Easy Broccoli Salad Recipe.

Shrimp fried rice with broccoli

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Shrimp fried rice with broccoli

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup large shrimp
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlicminced
  • 2/3 cup red oniondiced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 2/3 cup yellow pepperchopped
  • ½ cup corn
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1/3 cup green onionssliced
  • In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce and sesame oil. Whisk very well and set aside.

  • In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.

  • Add shrimp, salt, and pepper. Stir occasionally and cook until pink. Then set aside.

  • In the same skillet, add garlic and onions. cook until onions are golden brown.

  • Add broccoli and cook for about 4-5 minutes. Add the yellow pepper, corn, and peas. Cook until the veggies are tender, about 2-3 minutes. Don’t forget to stir occasionally.

  • When the veggies are ready to add the rice, green onions, and soy sauce mixture. Cook for about 2-3 minutes and add the shrimp! Enjoy your meal!

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: American

Keyword: dinner, lunch, one-pan, seafood, Special Diet

Serving: 1/4, Calories: 270kcal, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 13g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 49mg, Sodium: 729mg, Potassium: 369mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 4g

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