8 Succulent Shrimp Fried Rice Recipes to Make Tonight

closeup shrimp fried rice
Photo: MonkeyMama

We love fried rice because it's quick, intensely savory, and good for the whole family. You'll love these shrimp fried rice recipes because you can make them all your own. Recipe creators add flavor-packed ingredients like hoisin sauce, mandarin oranges, and chili oil to fried rice dishes for maximum flavor impact. Let their creativity inspire you to try one of these easy shrimp fried rice recipes for dinner tonight.

01 of 09

Japanese Shrimp Fried Rice with Yum Yum Sauce

Shrimp Fried Rice II
Photo by Melissa Goff.

Here's a filling, flavorful restaurant favorite that you can make from home. A sweet, peppery sauce accompanies a traditional fried rice with shrimp, garlic, peas, and carrots. Balanced flavors make for a meal that everyone can enjoy.

02 of 09

Pineapple-Shrimp Fried Rice

pineapple halved and stuffed with rice
Cool Runnings Foods

Diced ham, shrimp, and pineapple combine for a delightfully tropical meal in under 30 minutes. Sprinkle the fried rice with thinly sliced green onions or parsley to mellow the big flavors in this recipe .

03 of 09

Korean Saewoo Bokkeumbap (Shrimp Fried Rice)

"Now here is my go-to shrimp fried rice," says Riley. "I made two batches the first time per the instructions. It was just marvelous and rates five stars." We love the combination of fried egg, oyster sauce, and whole kernel corn.

04 of 09

Easy Homemade Shrimp Fried Rice

closeup shrimp fried rice

A delicious answer to the eternal what's for dinner question. Simple ingredients come together to create unique, complex taste in this reliable recipe. Use low-sodium soy sauce to make this fried rice a bit lighter.

05 of 09

Summer Special Shrimp and Fruit Fried Rice

shrimp and fruit fried rice on shell shaped platter

"This light and easy recipe is ideal for a weeknight meal, or anytime you have leftover rice," explains creator keka1980. "Serve hot with a chilled cucumber and tomato salad." The blend of pineapple, oranges, walnuts, and chile peppers lends a crunchy, sweet fire to each bite.

06 of 09

Shrimp and Zucchini Rice Bowl

shrimp zucchini bowl
Uncle Ben's

A fried rice recipe that strays from the beaten path by using Dijon mustard and tarragon in place of more traditional ingredients. Whole grain rice meets garlicky sautéed shrimp for a incredibly savory bowl.

07 of 09

Spicy Shrimp Fried Coconut Rice

portrait shot of shrimp fried rice
Colette Trebon

Recipe creator Collete T. describes this dish as "a spicy sauce paired against a sweet coconut fried rice with veggies and fresh shrimp mixed in." Chili oil and hoisin sauce give this shrimp dish an especially rich flavor.

08 of 09

Asian Rice Shrimp Bowl

vegetable medley and shrimp

Easy to prepare ahead of time and so much great flavor," raves Sarah W. "Serve this on square, Asian-inspired dinnerware with chopsticks for a gorgeous presentation."

09 of 09

More Inspiration

Chef John's honey-garlic shrimp over white rice in a white bowl

Check out these recipe collections for even more delicious ideas, including this Honey-Garlic Shrimp recipe:

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