Prawn fried rice

Donna Hay piles a spicy mix of prawns, jasmine rice, chilli, ginger and onions over an omelette for a hearty lunch or light dinner
By Donna Hay
Prawn fried rice
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 long red chilli, finely sliced
  • 4 spring onions
  • 10 large raw prawns, peeled and cleaned
  • 250 g cooked jasmine rice
  • Chilli or soy sauce, to serve


1. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add half the sesame oil and half the egg and swirl to coat the pan. Cook for 1 minute or until the egg has set. Remove from pan, set aside and repeat with remaining egg and sesame oil.

2. Heat the now empty frying pan over high heat. Add the vegetable oil, ginger, chilli and onion and cook for 1 minute. Add the prawns and cook for 3 minutes. Add the rice and cook for 2'3 minutes or until warmed through. Place the omelettes on serving plates and spoon over the rice mixture. Drizzle with soy and chilli sauces to serve.

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