Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Chicken Fried Rice
Chicken fried rice is simple and easy to make rice dish and perfect for any occasion . Add in stir fried vegetables,chicken, mushrooms or eggs and a filling meal is ready -a delicious twist to left over rice. It is always better to use left over chilled rice for fried rice. Chilly garlic sauce, fish sauce or oyster sauce can be added according to taste.
Cooked rice- 3 cups
Boneless chicken-cut into strips- 1 cup
Soya sauce - 2 tsp
Vinegar- 1 tsp
oyster sauce- 1 tsp
Onion-1/2 small onion
Garlic- 4 pods
Ginger chopped- 1/2 tsp
Spring onion chopped- 1/3 cup
Chopped vegetables- 3/4 cup
( here I have used carrots,celery,green beans and cabbage)
Corn starch-1 tsp
Spice powder- 1/2 to 3/4 tsp (optional)
(coarsely grind black Pepper, chilly flakes, clove-2, star aniseed -1/2, sugar 1/2 tsp)
Cut chicken into thin strips. Marinate with 1 tsp soya sauce, pepper powder, corn starch and vinegar. Marinate this for ten minutes.
Pour two tsp of oil in a pan add the minced garlic and ginger and after a minute add chicken and fry till and cooked through and golden brown. Strain from the oil and keep aside.
In the same pan stir fry all the vegetables starting with onion, and after a minute add carrots and green beans fry for two minutes and finally toss celery and cabbage and stir fry for a few seconds
Return the fried chicken to the pan along with the cooked rice . Drizzle soya sauce, dark soya sauce, oyster sauce and spice powder. Mix well and finally garnish with spring onion.
Hope you will all enjoy