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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Schezwan/Sichuan Chicken Fried Rice


Boneless chicken - 1/2 kg (cut into thin strips)
1 egg
1 cup cooked rice
1 cup peas and carrot (finely chopped)
1 onion
1 capsicum cut to juliennes
8 garlic pods finely chopped
1" ginger finely chopped
1 bunch spring onions
2 tsp redchilli paste (soak about 10 dried red chillies for 30 mts and grind to a fine paste)
1 tsp tomato sauce
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp vinegar
2 tbsp sesame oil
Salt to taste


Heat oil in a frying pan. Add chopped garlic and ginger pieces and saute till they turn slightly brown. Add chicken pieces and fry for 3-5 minutes in medium-high heat, Add the carrot, peas and capsicum and saute for few seconds (vegetable should not be over cooked they should have a slight crunchy texture) . Move them to the corner of the pan. Break the egg and scramble it. Once it is cooked mix it with remaining vegetables and chicken. Add the remaining ingredients except rice and saute for a minute or so. Finally add the cooked rice and mix thoroughly. Adjust salt. Saute in high heat. Remove from heat. Serve hot.

1 comment:


another one i was trying to make. will make it this sunday...