After all the Chinese New Year goodies for many, many meals, it is time for something simple yet as appetising. This is a Chinese style fried rice using fried rice mix. It is an easy fried rice recipe like the others and as tasty and delicious as usual.
It is very versatile fried rice where you can substitute most of the ingredients like lap cheong with char siew, mixed frozen vegetables with carrots, canned green peas and green peas or French beans, button mushrooms with dried mushrooms etc.
3 cups cooked cooled rice [from about 1 cup uncooked rice]
2 eggs – mix with dash of pepper
2-3 tbsp oil
50 gm prawns – diced
1 Chinese sausage [Lap Cheong] - diced
4 tbsp frozen peas
½ carrot – peeled and diced
1 piece 5 spice flavoured firm beancurd – cubed
2 dried mushrooms – soaked and diced
1 tbsp each light soy sauce and oyster sauce
Dash of pepper
½ sachet Seri Aji Ala Yang Chow [Chinese Fried Rice Mix]
1 tsp sesame oil
Garnishing – some chopped spring onions and sambal belacan
- Heat wok with oil, fry beancurd until lightly brown, add sausage, dried mushrooms, prawns and carrots. Fry until cooked. Push aside, pour in the eggs and scramble lightly.
- Add in rice and stir constantly until fragrant to combine well.
- Add in seasoning, sesame seed oil and frozen peas, toss over high heat until well combined and rice is light.
- Dish up to serve with sambal belacan and garnish with spring onions.