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Cantonese Fried Rice
Rice, Noodles, and Other Grain Foods
|Cantonese Fried Rice|
3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup cooked ham, cut into very small pieces
4 cups cooked rice
1 cup sliced small mushrooms
1 cup sliced water chestnuts
4 Tablespoons toasted slivered almonds
2 cups bean sprouts
4 Tablespoons soy sauce
1. Heat oil in large heavy frying pan or wok then stir-fry onion and garlic over medium-high heat for three minutes.
2. Push onions and garlic to one side then add eggs on the other side and stir-fry them for a minute before combining the onions, garlic, and eggs.
3. Stir in the remaining ingredients except the bean sprouts and soy sauce, and stir and toss until evenly mixed; then add in bean sprouts and soy sauce and stir- fry for a minute. Then serve.
Note: Leftovers can be used; in China they are more commonly used than any fresh meat or vegetable.