Special Fried Rice
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An excellent fried rice recipe
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Australian / Chinese
Serves: 4-6
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, plus another tablespoon.
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 large onion, peeled and diced
  • 6 cups cooked and cooled rice, broken up into loose grains
  • 4 Chinese sausages, sliced thinly
  • 3 cups frozen diced vegetables (corn, peas, carrots)
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Shaoxiang wine
  • White pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3-4 spring onions, sliced thinly, white parts only
  • Small bunch coriander to garnish
  • 2-4 tablespoons fried shallots to garnish
  • 1 lime, cut into 4 wedges to garnish, optional
  • Sriracha chilli sauce, optional)
  • Indian brinjal (eggplant relish), optional
  1. Heat up a large fry pan or wok over a medium heat until smoking and then add 1 tablespoon oil.
  2. Beat eggs with water and then slide mixture into pan to form a large omelette.
  3. Cook for a minute or two over a high heat until browning nicely and then flip over and cook for a another minute or two until cooking through.
  4. Remove omelette from pan and leave to cool.
  5. Add 1 tablespoon oil and then add onion.
  6. Cook, over a medium heat, stirring regularly, for 4-5 minutes until softened and then add Chinese sausage.
  7. Stir regularly for 2-3 minutes until Chinese sausage is crisp on both sides and heated through.
  8. Add frozen vegetable mixture and stir to combine.
  9. Increase heat to high and then stir fry for 2-3 minutes until vegetables are cooked through.
  10. Add rice and stir to combine.
  11. Add soy sauce and Shaoxiang wine and then stir fry, stirring regularly until rice is heated up and cooked through.
  12. Turn off heat and then add sesame oil and spring onions and stir through.
  13. Garnish with coriander and lime and serve with Sriracha or brinjal.
Recipe by The Hungry Australian at https://hungryaustralian.com/2016/03/making-food-memories-and-special-fried-rice/