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Shrimp fried rice with Havarti

Recipe details

Servings: 6
Time: Under 1 hour

Rice is cooked ahead of time and may be served hot or as a cold salad (with a dressing).

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp (22 mL) fresh ginger, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 1/2 cup (375 mL) snow peas
  • 3/4 lb (340 g) small shrimp, peeled
  • 4 cups (1 L) cooked rice
  • 2 eggs, whipped
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato paste
  • 2 cups (500 mL) baby spinach
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) unsalted cashews
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 5 oz (150 g) Canadian Havarti, diced

Directions

  1. In a large skillet or a wok, melt butter on medium heat and brown ginger, garlic, green onions, red pepper and snow peas.
  2. Add shrimp and rice. Cook about 4–5 minutes until thoroughly heated.
  3. Make a well in the middle of the skillet and pour in eggs. Cook like scrambled eggs, then mix with the other ingredients in the skillet.
  4. Mix soy sauce and tomato paste and pour into the skillet. Stir thoroughly to coat rice and vegetables.
  5. Add spinach and cashews, and cook another 2 minutes.
  6. Pepper to taste and add Havarti just before serving.



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Shrimp fried rice with Havarti

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Nutrition Information

per serving

Calories 396
Protein 22 g
Carbohydrate 39 g
Fat 17 g
Fibre 2.2 g
Sodium: 871 mg
Calcium: 258 mg