Saturday, January 31, 2009

Laksa Fried Rice Recipe

A different kind of fried rice, cooked with laksa paste. 
Add zest with the sliced pickled green chillies.

Serves 5


3 tbsp Olive Oil
5 cups day-old Rice
5 cloves Garlic, pressed
3 Shallots, finely sliced
1 Chicken Thigh, cut into small chunks
1 cup Vegetable Fish Cake, cut into small chunks
1 cup Bean Sprouts
1/2 cup Spring Onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup Laksa Leaves, finely chopped
1/4 cup Carrot, cut into cubes
1/4 cup Green Peas
1/4 cup Corn Kernels
2 to 3 tbsp laksa paste
2 large Eggs, slightly beaten
Salt & Pepper


1/4 cup Pickled Green Chillies, thinly sliced

Heat wok on high heat.
Splash olive oil in the wok.
Brown the garlic.
Caramelise the shallots.
Saute the chicken and vegetable fish cake chunks for 7 minutes.
Add the carrot, green peas, corn, bean sprouts. 
Cook for another 3 minutes.
Add the laksa paste and mix well.
Throw in the rice. Mix thoroughly. Cook for 5 minutes.
Toss in the spring onion and laksa leaves.
Season with salt and pepper.
Slowly pour the slightly beaten egg a little at a time. Stir well.
Cook for another 3 minutes.
Transfer fried rice in a platter.
Garnish with pickled green chillies and cilantro.

Serve immediately.


Post a Comment