Yangzhou Fried Rice

Lynn Dine


This is a recipe I found on the cooking channel by Ching-He Huang, that I adapted just slightly for my tastes.

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10 Min
10 Min


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2 Tbsp
peanut oil
eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp
grated/peeled ginger
medium carrot, cut in 1/4-inch dice
1 small
onion, diced
4 oz
cooked chinese pork ( char siu) or ham, cut in 1/4-inch dice
fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and diced
1 c
frozen peas
3 c
cooked jasmine rice, a day old
2 Tbsp
light soy sauce
1 tsp
toasted sesame oil
1 sprig(s)
green onions, sliced on a diagonal, for garnish
1/2 tsp
liquid smoke flavoring
1 tsp
oyster sauce

How to Make Yangzhou Fried Rice


  • 1For the fried rice: Heat a wok over high heat and add 1 tablespoon peanut oil. Add the eggs and scramble, then set aside on a plate.
  • 2Add the remaining 1 tablespoon peanut oil to the wok. Add the ginger and diced onion and stir-fry for less than 1 minute. Then add the carrots and stir-fry for 1 minute more. Add the pork and mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes. Then add the peas and cooked rice and toss together. Add the cooked egg back into the wok. Season the mixture with the light soy sauce, liquid smoke, oyster sauce, salt and pepper (to taste). At the very end add the sesame oil. Check the seasoning and adjust to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with green onions and serve immediately.

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About Yangzhou Fried Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Chinese

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