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Yang Zhou Fried Rice

Yang Zhou Fried Rice is not from Yangzhou – despite the name, this dish does not originate from this place; Here in Philippines, it is known as Yang Chow Rice, the one served in fast food chains like Chowking and other Chinese restaurants.


  • 5 cups of cold cooked rice, mashed to separate the grains
  • 1/2 cup char siu pork, chopped (use ham if no char siu)
  • 1/2 cup shrimps, shelled (chopped)
  • 1 Chinese sausage, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweet peas
  • 1/3 cup carrots, cut into small cubes
  • scallions or spring onions, chopped
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsps oil
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce


Preparing the spices


In a large wok, heat the cooking oil. Lightly stir-fry the pork and sausage. Add the shrimp, carrots and peas.


As soon as the shrimps are cooked and becomes pinkish in color, toss in the rice. Season with salt and pepper.


Add oyster sauce and soy sauce, toss the rice to incorporate the sauce thoroughly.


Once the rice becomes steaming hot, pour in the beaten eggs and continue stirring until the eggs are cooked. You can add some margarine to add color to the rice. Sprinkle with fresh chopped spring onions. Serve hot and Enjoy!

Serve hot with rice. Enjoy!

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