Stir-Fried Rice with Omelette and Prawns

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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The dish for which leftover long-grain rice was intended, fried rice can be as simple as a mixture of onion and rice or a rather grand concoction including shellfish and pretty much any ingredient except oily fish. A big wok is the best thing to stir-fry in but, if so, sweat the onions initially in an ordinary frying pan.


  • 400 g/ 14 oz cooked shell-on Atlantic prawns
  • 160 g/ 6


Peel the prawns and reserve.

Sweat the onions in 2 tablespoons of the oil over a low heat, stirring frequently, until soft and translucent. Reserve.

Put 1 tablespoon of the oil in a fryin