Singapore Rice

Enjoy an international dining experience with a recipe that has little to no prep. Try this fried rice-inspired Singapore Rice, tonight!

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 7 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 12 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 7 mins
Servings
SERVES 1
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 12 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Jasmine Rice
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup raw shrimp, deveined
  • 1 tbsp yellow curry powder
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

Instructions

  • Our take on a takeout favorite is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! This irresistible Singapore Rice is full of flavor and packed with protein. 

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Heat vegetable oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook egg, stirring continually to scramble, until set. Set aside.

    Step 3

  • Add sesame oil to skillet and heat. Add shrimp, curry powder, garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.

    Step 4

  • Add carrot and cook for 1 minute.

    Step 5

  • Add rice and reserved egg to skillet, stirring to combine. Season with soy sauce.

    Recipe Tip

    For added crunch, stir in fresh bean sprouts.

What is Minced Garlic?

Minced garlic is garlic that is chopped finely, and is perfect for adding flavor throughout a dish. To begin, simply take a chef’s knife and press down on a clove of garlic, Remove the papery skins and discard. Slice the clove, then chop roughly. Rocking your knife back and forth, continue to cut the garlic until it’s finely minced. 

Ginger in a Snap

This recipe calls for minced ginger, so it’s important to note that you can’t substitute ground ginger. It’s the oils from a fresh root that give ginger its characteristic fragrance and spicy flavor.

But the good news is that you can keep fresh ginger root in the freezer for a long time. If you don’t think you go through ginger quickly, just pop it into a freezer-safe plastic bag and simply take what you need for any given recipe.

Not only is there no need to thaw frozen ginger, but it is also even easier to peel! Another of those food hacks to take meals to the next level, this is a simple, economical way to add a fresh, tangy bite to your dishes! 

Curry Powder Substitutions

If you’re in a pinch, ground cumin would be the easiest sub in for curry powder. Warm and earthy, aromatic cumin has hints of both sweet and bitter notes. A bit citrusy, it is most recognized for its spicy, nutty flavor. However, it doesn’t have the tang that curry powder boasts. Sprinkle in some turmeric to add a bitter, pungent flavor.

Quick Curry Powder Tips

– Give your dish a bit of a kick by sprinkling in some chilli pepper – or for even more heat, add in some cayenne. 

– Don’t forget to mix in the yellow curry powder before heating; the hot oil tempers – or deepens –  its flavor.

Looking for an easy mid-week meal? Try our Cheesy Chicken and Rice Recipe with Broccoli.

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