Spicy fried rice – China


Chinese fried rice receipe

Spicy fried rice
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 2
  • Serving size: 370 g
  • Calories: 1088
  • Fat: 39 g
  • Saturated fat: 6 g
  • Unsaturated fat: 29 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 159 g
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 911 mg
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Protein: 25 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
Recipe type: Fried rice
Cuisine: Chinese
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Few people realise that the Chinese are one of the worlds largest producers of Chillies. They are also the worlds largest consumers of the spice. When considering that China is also the largest consumer of rice on the globe , one thing becomes quite clear. . When it comes to rice and Chillies, This country's' chefs make some fantastic spicy rice dishes . This recipe, in the Chinese style of preparing fried rice , showcases just that.
  • White rice – 3 cups ( cooked)
  • Vegetable oil – 2 tablespoons ( and a bit for the nuts)
  • Spring onions – 5 ( white parts only. Keep the green tops for garnishing)
  • Fresh ginger – one teaspoon - ( minced)
  • Red Chillies – 3 to four
  • Chilli flakes - one teaspoon
  • Bell pepper – one small ( stem, seeds and pith removed. Sliced into fine strips )
  • Soy Sauce - 2 tablespoons
  • Cashew nuts – ¾ cup
  • Garlic – two cloves
  1. Cook the rice according to package instructions. Drain and keep to one side
  2. Heat in a wok or skillet to a gentle heat. Add a little oil.
  3. Add the cashew nuts and roast until lightly browned. Remove from the heat.
  4. In the same wok or skillet add vegetable oil. Bring to medium heat.
  5. Add the white parts of the spring onion and bell pepper. Cook until starting to change colour
  6. Add the garlic, ginger and chillies. Fry for a minute or two
  7. Add the rice and stir fry until done.
  8. Add the soy sauce or Tamari =- stir through.
  9. Serve sprinkled with chilli flakes and green tops of spring onion
This recipe works equallly with the addition of prawns just after the onions have become translucent

This recipe yields 2 to 3 servings

Keywords: Chinese fried rice