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Oriental Shrimp Fried Rice

shrimp fried riceThe good thing about fried rice is that you turn leftover rice into a new, flavourful meal. This is probably why it’s a staple in many Asian kitchens, where a meal always consists of rice and meat or veggie dish. The leftover rice doesn’t go to waste because, the next morning, you can still use it to make fried rice. It’s convenient, and as history tells us, ancient as ancient goes.

It’s also a very versatile dish. You got pork barbecue, ham, scrambled eggs, or whatever you have left from last night’s dinner, just throw these into the wok with the rice. Add a few chopped vegetables like carrots, green peas, bell peppers, zucchini, green onions and seasonings (oyster sauce, soy sauce, tomato sauce, etc.) according to taste, and presto, you’ve got a delicious fried rice.

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