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Blackened Shrimp Fried Rice

Adding a twist (and some spice) to traditional shrimp fried rice. Made with Bayou blackening seasoning, this Blackened Shrimp Fried Rice comes together in less than twenty minutes and is packed full of flavor.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dinner, lunch

Equipment

  • non stick pan
  • Cast iron skillet [optional]

Ingredients
  

  • ½ lb peeled, deveined, raw shrimp frozen or fresh
  • 1-2 tbsp blackening seasoning
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 bag Trader Joe's vegetable fried rice
  • 3 eggs scrambled
  • green onions sliced for garnish

Instructions
 

  • If using frozen shrimp, begin by thawing out shrimp under cold water. This should take 5 minutes in a colander. Pat shrimp dry. Generously coat shrimp in blackening seasoning.
  • Grab 2 pans... Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a nonstick skillet and 1 tbsp avocado oil in a cast iron skillet. Add more oil if needed while cooking shirmp.
  • Pour the frozen vegetable fried rice into the non stick skillet. Cook for 4-5 minutes until heated through.
  • While the rice is cooking, cook the shrimp in the cast iron skillet 1-2 minutes on each side depending on the size shrimp. Turn off heat and set aside.
  • Make a crater in the rice. Scramble 3 eggs and pour into the crater. Using a spatula, scramble eggs in the middle of the pan until fully cook. Gently stir into the rest of the rice.
  • Transfer the shrimp to the rice. Add sliced green onions to garnish and serve!
Keyword 20 minute meal, blackened, fried rice, seafood, shrimp, trader joes
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