Tuesday, 21 October 2008

My Rice Bowl

Rice is considered the staple food for most Asians. When one speaks about rice bowl, it signifies the basic element required to live, which is related to ones employment. I must have rice at least twice a week, else I would think something amiss. Well called it psycology :-) .
So this evening am introducing my staple food.....RICE. The recipes I'm gonna show you is:

Premium King Prawn Fried Rice.

Ingredients (good for 2 persons)
  • 100gm fresh king prawns peeled
  • 1 cup rice cooked and left overnight
  • 1 red pepper bell
  • 2 shallots
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 chilli sliced
  • 60gm spring onion finey chopped
  • 5 cabbage leaves thinly sliced into strip
  • 1 1/2 tbsp premium XO sauce
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • a dash of white/black pepper
  • 1 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  1. Heat a wok, pour in the 1 tbsp vegetable oil, once heated, add in garlic, shallots light fry till brown, add in chilli, pepper bell , cabbage and prawn and stir fry till prawn turned pinkish red. Removed from wok.
  2. Pour in 2 tbsp vegetable oil in the wok and let it heat. Once heated, add in XO sauce and stir fry till fragant. Pour in the rice and stir fry for 2 minutes, add in the beaten egg and continue to stir fry. Followed by spring onion and stir fry for a minute, then add in (1) , pepper, sesame oil, soya sauce and stir thoroughly for a minute or so.
  3. Ready to dish out and serve.
Your guests will give you a thumbs up for this rice dish. Please do not take my rice bowl away from me :-)


Algernond said...

Wow. So much easier than apple tarts. Three steps insted of twenty-three!

Ann said...

oh yum!

Fen said...

Finally you're cooking rice...heee! hee!

Christine Toh said...

Yes rice staple. Long live the RICE