Laksa Fried Rice With Shrimps

Adapted from:

Serves 3-4


  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 Tbsp laksa paste, see recipe on this site
  • 300g medium prawns, shelled and deveined
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 4 handfulls of frozen peas
  • 3 eggs, lightly whisked
  • 600g (4 cups) pre-cooked long-grain white rice, cold from the fridge white rice, cooled (see tip)
  • Salt, light soy sauce (2 tablespoons) and white pepper for seasoning

For Garnishing

  • Small bunch of coriander
  • Finely sliced fresh chillies
  • Juice of half a lime
  • If not tasty enough, add a tablespoon of sweet soy and a tablespoon of oyster sauce


  1. Heat the oil in a large wok or deep frying pan over high heat.
  2. Saute the onions for about a minute.
  3. Then add the laksa paste and fry until fragrant.
  4. Add the prawns and mixed vegetables, and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-high and add in the cold rice. Cook for about 3 minutes.
  6. Then pour in the beaten egg and stir into the rice. Cook for another 3 – 4 minutes, until the rice dries out.
  7. Season with salt, soy and pepper to taste.
  8. Divide the rice amongst serving bowls. Garnish with chopped coriander and sliced chilles and and serve immediately.

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