Aromatic Vegetable Fried Rice (Su Cai Chao Fan)

Total Time
25mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
15 mins

Apparently the secret of great fried rice is to first toss the cooked rice in peanut oil and then mix in the seasoned vegetables. This rice calls for a clear vegetable stock. You can use a highly processed and scary store bought one :) But for a really authentic and impressive flavour you can go to the minimal effort of making your own. The recipe I use is Clear Vegetable Stock (Su Cai Zhi) Cooking time does not include preparing the rice.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tbs peanut oil in a saucepan and sauté the chopped garlic for 10 seconds. add the cooked rice and salt and toss to mix. Heat through, remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a separate saucepan, heat th 2 tbs sesame oil and 1 tbs peanut oil and saute the ginger and grated garlicfor 15 seconds over medium heat.
  3. Add the celery, green beans and carrot and stir-fry over high heat for 2-3 minutes. Add the bean sprouts and bamboo shoots and stir for 1 minute.
  4. Stir in the rice, spring onions and green capsicum and toss to mix. Stir-fry for one minute.
  5. Add the vegetable stock, soy sauce and salt. Continue to stir over high heat for 1-2 minutes until the stock is absorbed, Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.