Friday, March 10, 2006

recipe is: Yam Rice with Dried Prawns


400 gms yam, skinned, diced and shallow fried til golden brown
1/2 cup dried prawns
6 shallots, skinned and finely sliced
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp light soya sauce
1/3 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp chicken granules OR 1/4 chicken stock cube
1/2 tbsp dark soya sauce
1/3 cup of water
3 cups of rice


heat up 1/3 bowl of oil in a wok and deep fry shallots til golden brown. pour out into a bowl

put 4 tbsp of shallot oil back into the wok and stir fry the dried prawns til fragrant (about 3 mins)

add the yam, oyster sauce, light soya sauce, sesame oil, chicken granules and dark soya sauce and stir fry for 3-4 mins. add the water and let it come to a boil

dish up and set aside

put the rice into the rice cooker and put in 1/3 LESS water than normal, add a pinch of salt and turn on to let the rice cook like normal

when the rice is halfway cooked (when most of the water has been absorbed), add in the yam mixture and stir thoroughly. put the cover back on and let the rice cook thru

dish up and serve with some deep fried shallot and drizzle with some of the shallot oil and add a dash of pepper.


Hearts said...

Do you use ordinary rice or sticky rice?

TwoHands said...

hello hearts,

i use ordinary rice, not sticky rice