Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Prawn fried rice recipe

This easy fried rice has juicy garlic prawns and crisp shallots for flavour. Cook it up for a great lunch. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand.



  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 300g peeled green prawns, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic, crushed
  • 4 cups cooked white rice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 shallots, sliced
  • 1 cup bean sprouts


In a wok, heat the oil and cook the eggs, vigourously chop with a spatula as they cook. Set aside in a warm place.

In the same wok, heat a little oil and cook the green prawn meat. Add the garlic when the prawns are almost cooked and cook for a minute or two. Set aside with the eggs.

In the wok, fry the rice and add the soy sauce, tossing until all grains are coated and hot.

Add the prawns and eggs back into the pan and toss for 2 minutes.

Add the shallots and bean sprouts and stir for a minute or two. Serve hot with a sprinkle of shallots on top.