Young chow fried rice or Yangzhou Fried Rice is a very popular stir fry rice recipe in many Chinese restaurants in China. The ingredients in it vary; it can supplement another main dish or serve as a meal in its own right. Check How to Make Shrimp Fried Rice to see another version.
- 4 1/2 oz. leftover rice
- 1 egg
- 3 1/2 oz. shrimp
- 1 1/2 oz. ham
- 3 tbsp carrot
- 2 tbsp peas, fresh
- 2 tbsp corn grains
- Vegetable oil for frying
- 1 tsp Chinese cooking wine
- 2 tsp light soy sauce
- 1/3 tsp salt
- Ground pepper for taste
- 1 tbsp green onions
- Measure out the rice and main ingredients we will need to make this young chow fried rice recipe.
- Cut carrot and ham into 1/4 inch cubes, peel shrimp and deveined, in another bowl, beat egg.
- Heat a wok to medium at medium heat with 1 tsp oil, add egg and scramble until cooked, remove.
- Reheat wok to hot with oil, add vegetables, stir around and add 2 tbsp water, simmer until tender.
- Heat wok to medium with 2 tsp oil, add shrimp, splash with cooking wine and whisk until cooked.
- Keep the heat at medium and add together the leftover rice, stir constantly until it is loosening.
- After the rice is cooked through, combine together the egg and vegetables, whisk around.
- Stir in ham cubes, whisk well with other ingredients, drizzle down the light soy sauce and well mix.
- Season young chow fried rice with salt and pepper, and garnish with green onions before removing.