• 4 tablespoons vegetable or peanut oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, chopped
  • 1 pound shrimp
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 - 4 cups day old cold rice (long grain rice)
  • 3 scallion stalks
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1-2 teaspoons Sesame oil


  1. In a wok, over medium-high heat, add oil. Once the oil is smoking hot, add garlic and ginger. Cook until fragrant. Add shrimp and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Once shrimp is cooked, remove from wok and set aside.
  3. Add more oil to the pan.
  4. Add eggs and scramble. Add rice and cook for a minute or two.
  5. Season rice with salt. Return cooked shrimp, garlic and ginger to the rice.
  6. Stir constantly until all the ingredients are fully incorporated.
  7. Turn heat off, add the scallions and stir.
  8. Add sesame oil and white pepper. Stir again.