Yummy Chinese Traditional Rice Dish from Yangzhou. Authentic Recipe of Yeung Chow.

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Things to know about Yeung Chow Recipe

Chinese Traditional Rice Dish from Yangzhou – Yeung Chow is a colorful and perfect complete meal for the whole family. The dish is a staple food in Chinese homes and restaurants. The variety of ingredients made the recipe extra special. It consists of eggs, vegetables, meats, shrimp, scallion, Chinese ham, and rice. Traditional recipes may include additional ingredients like bamboo shoots, crab meat, and sea cucumbers.

Food historians believe that the recipe comes from General Yang Su of the Sui Dynasty. The dish was introduced to Emperor Yangdi of the Yangzhou culture. Before, it was considered peasant food because it is made of leftover rice and bits of meats and vegetables. The Yangzhou fried rice is best enjoyed right after the main course before the dessert is served during different Chinese celebrations. Today, this authentic Chinese dish already has lots of versions from other parts of the world.


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Yummy Chinese Traditional Rice Dish from Yangzhou. Authentic Recipe of Yeung Chow.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: 扬州炒饭, 揚州炒飯
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Dish Type Pilaf Recipes
Main Cooking Method Fried, Fried (Stir) – Wok

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Servings 4 Servings
Calories / Serving 1111 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 6 cups Rice
  • 2 pcs Egg Large
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • ¼ cup Preserved Ham – Chinese Ham – Jinhua Ham Diced
  • 10 pcs Shrimp No shell and deveined
  • ½ cup Garden Peas – Sweet Peas – English Peas – Green Peas Canned or frozen
  • ½ cup Carrot diced
  • Salt To taste
  • ¼ tsp Ground White Pepper Powder
  • 1 tbsp Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 pcs Spring Onion – Scallion – Green Onion Chopped

Instructions
 

Preparation

  • Prepare and measure all ingredients accurately ahead of time.
  • Devein and remove the shell of the shrimp and set it aside.
  • Cut all vegetables according to ingredient notes.
  • For frozen green peas, it is important to thaw them first at room temperature before cooking.

Rice

  • You may choose to cook steamed rice or use leftover rice.
  • It is good to separate grains by pressing the rice using a scooper. It is a crucial step, especially if the leftover rice is too sticky.

Cooking

  • Whisk two eggs in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Use a wok or frying pan and heat the vegetable oil.
  • Sauté the green peas and carrots until soft.
  • Add the shrimp and sauté for 2 minutes or until it changes in color. Transfer it to a plate.
  • Put the rice in the wok or frying pan, then press the rice and create a small well at the center.
  • Put enough vegetable oil and pour the beaten eggs.
  • Mix the egg, and rice, and add the vegetables, shrimp, light soy sauce, salt, and white pepper.
  • Mix everything thoroughly and add the green onion and cook for another 30 seconds.
  • Immediately serve the rice dish while it is hot.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Healthy Diet Recipe Healthy Recipes

Nutrition

Calories: 1111kcalCarbohydrates: 226gProtein: 23gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 363mgPotassium: 453mgFiber: 5gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 2819IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 91mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Chinese Traditional Rice Dish, Yeung Chow Recipe, 扬州炒饭, 揚州炒飯
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