Mary’s Fried Rice
I used to hate this as a kid but tastes and times have changed and I quite like it now....
*Makes a good crowd pleaser for pot luck dinners or a great way to use up cooked rice
• 4 chicken breasts sliced (marinate in 1 T sesame oil/2 T Kikkoman soy)
• 1 C king prawns or shrimps or squid pieces (or all)
• 1 C frozen peas
• 1 chopped sliced red pepper into little squares the size of a pea
• 3 T canola oil
• 1 Onion finely chopped
• 4 T shrimp paste (crushed garlic/ginger/chilli/dried shrimps)
• 2-3 C cooked rice
Mix in a jug
• 1T fish sauce
• 1 T brown sugar
• 1 T oyster sauce
• 2 T Kikkoman soy
• 1 T dark soy
• 1 T sesame oil
GARNISH: with a sprig of coriander and 2 whole red chillis , ½ C roasted peanuts and finely sliced 2 egg omelette
Brown onion and shrimp paste in oil until soft. Add chicken and toss until almost cooked. Add seafood and fry for a minute.
Add rice then sauces from jug and mix continually to evenly coated. Take off heat if sticking and add more canola oil.
Put lid on and take off heat, using steam to continuing cooking and stop it sticking to the pot.
Add a splash of fish sauce to 2 beaten eggs then fry in a little oil in a hot mini frypan. Flip and remove onto board and slice thinly.
Garnish with sliced omelette, peanuts, chopped coriander and whole red chillis.