Shrimp Fried Rice


2 1/2 cups of day old jasmine cold rice or 2 packets of Trader Joe’s Jasmine Frozen Rice

4 garlic cloves chopped

1 Thai Green Chili or more to taste

1 medium onion or shallot chopped

2 Tbsp of oyster sauce

1 Tbsp of soy sauce

1 tsp of sugar or honey

12 oz of jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

Handful of thai or italian basil

1 Tbsp of butter or oil

Half a lime (optional)


Mix oyster sauce, fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar, pepper in a small mixing bowl and set aside. Heat a large fry pan or wok and saute the onion and garlic in a little oil or butter and stir fry for a few minutes until translucent. Then add the shrimp and cook for a few minutes until each side is pink. Then mix the rice and sauce and toss everything together. Add the basil and combine, transfer to a serving dish and top with sesame seeds and a squirt of lime and enjoy hot!!