Yang Zhou Fried Rice

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Yangzhou fried rice is famous amongst Chinese restaurants across the world. This simple dish will not only be substantial, but also extremely satisfying!

Let's start cooking!

Beaten eggs poured into heated pan

Step 1 - Make scrambled eggs

  • In a pan on medium-high heat, heat up 4 Tbsp vegetable oil and stir-fry beaten eggs for 1 to 2 minutes to scramble.
Prawns and ham added to the pan with scrambled eggs to the side

Step 2 - Add prawns, ham and mixed vegetables to pan

  • Push scrambled eggs to the side of the pan and add prawns, chicken ham and mixed vegetables.

  • Stir-fry for 5 to 7 minutes until prawns are cooked.

To elevate this dish, you can substitute chicken ham with char siu or lup cheong.
Rice added to the pan with cooked meat and vegetables

Step 3 - Toss rice with ingredients

  • In the same pan, add rice and mix well.
Leftover rice from the day before are great for this recipe.
Pan with fried rice seasoned with soy sauce and pepper

Step 4 - Season fried rice

  • Season with 2 Tbsp soy sauce and ½ tsp pepper.

  • Stir-fry for 3 to 5 minutes and season to taste with additional light soy sauce if needed.

Spring onions added to seasoned fried rice

Step 5 - Toss in spring onions

  • Remove pan from heat and toss in spring onions. Mix well.

Plate and serve!

Fried rice on a plate

Transfer the fried rice to a serving plate and serve hot.

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