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Stir-fry rice with shrimp, vegetables & soy lime sauce

Rowena Dumlao-Giardina resides in Italy, cooking and photographing her family's interesting meals on Apron and Sneakers. After moving to Italy in 1999 from the Philippines, she has traveled extensively around the country and the rest of ...

Breathe new life into your leftover rice!

When we have leftover rice, what do we do? The best solution is to stir-fry it! By adding shrimp and vegetables and soy lime sauce, it will definitely come out a winner!

Breathe new life into your leftover rice!

Don't throw away that leftover steamed rice! Make stir-fry rice mixed with whatever you have in the fridge. In this recipe, we are sharing a delicious way to put together simple ingredients. It will definitely come out a winner!

Stir-fry rice with shrimp, vegetables & soy lime sauce recipe

Serves 4


  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • Olive oil
  • 16 pieces shrimp, shelled & deveined
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 carrots, finely chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups green peas
  • 5 cups steamed white rice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • Fresh parsley, finely chopped


  1. Over medium heat, in a wok or large saucepan, saute the onions in olive oil.
  2. After about 2 minutes, add the shrimp. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the carrots and green peas. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the rice and mix well.
  5. Add the soy sauce, sugar and lime juice. Cook for another 3 minutes.
  6. Garnish with the parsley.
  7. Serve warm.

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