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How2make: Chicken Fried Rice


1 Heat a wok or pan over a high heat and add the groundnut oil. Add the ginger, shallots and Chinese mushrooms and cook for a few seconds.

2 Add the chicken and cook for a minute or two, then add the rice wine or sherry followed by the five-spice powder. As the chicken starts to turn white, add the dark soy sauce.

3 Add the peanuts and then the rice, mix well and stir-fry for 1 minute.

4 Season with the light soy sauce, sesame oil and pepper to taste and stir to mix. Finally, stir in the spring onion, transfer to a serving dish and serve immediately.


SERVES 4
2 tablespoons groundnut oil
1 table spoon freshly grated root ginger
3 shallots, finely chopped
3 dried Chinese mushrooms, pre-soaked in hot water for 20 minutes, drained and finely chopped
225g/8oz skinless chicken breast fillets, finely diced
1 tablespoon Shaohsing rice wine or dry sherry
1 teaspoon five-spice powder
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
50g/2oz dry roasted peanuts
300g/11oz cooked jasmine rice or glutinous rice
3-4 tablespoons light soy sauce
1-2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
ground white pepper
1 spring onion, finely chopped
ApfelZhu ApfelZhu 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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It sounds really nice. Thanks for sharing!

The rice must be cooked and cool down, so when you make the fried rice it won't be stick together.

Shaohsing rice wine:绍兴花雕酒<br />
Chinese mushrooms:香菇<br />
light soy sauce:生抽(淡色酱油)<br />
dark soy sauce:老抽(深色酱油)<br />
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My hometown is Shaoxing where be famous with Shaohsing rice wine and soy sauce.