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.

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

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.