Category : Chinese New Year
A classic Chinese side dish – perfect for Chinese New Year.
200g/7oz long-grain rice (dry weight), cooked and allowed to go cold
2tsp sesame oil
2tbsp vegetable oil
100g/4oz frozen peas, defrosted
4 spring onions, finely chopped
2tsp soy sauce
Ground white pepper
In a jug beat together the egg and the sesame oil.
Heat the vegetable oil in a large wok until it is smoking hot. Add the rice and stir fry for 3 minutes until thoroughly heated through.
Add the peas, beansprouts and spring onions to the pan and stir fry, tossing and stirring continuously for approx 4 minutes or so.
Season the mixture well with white pepper and soy sauce.
Pushing the rice mixture to one side of the wok, pour in the egg mixture and allow to cook for approx 10 minutes or so until it starts to set.
Using chopsticks briefly stir through the egg to break it up then toss into the rice mixture.
Stir fry for another minute or so and then serve immediately.