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Easiest Way to Prepare Tasty Yellow Chinese Fried Rice

Yellow Chinese Fried Rice. Chinese fried rice is a family of fried rice dishes popular in Greater China and around the world. It is sometimes served as the penultimate dish in Chinese banquets, just before dessert. Most of the Chinese buffets I go to serve a yellow fried rice that I cant seem to duplicate.

Yellow Chinese Fried Rice Even the oil they cook it on is delicious. The simplest Chinese fried rice turns out to be the most difficult one! Because there is no meat, chicken, shrimps, and spices to enhance the flavor. You can have Yellow Chinese Fried Rice using 11 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Yellow Chinese Fried Rice

  1. Prepare 2 cup of long grain rice.
  2. Prepare 1 tbsp of sugar.
  3. It's 1 tsp of salt.
  4. Prepare 1 1/2 tsp of chicken powder.
  5. It's 1/4 tsp of white pepper.
  6. It's 2 tbsp of vegetable oil.
  7. You need 1/4 tsp of yellow food coloring.
  8. You need 2 1/2 cup of water.
  9. It's 1/4 of chopped onion.
  10. You need 1 of each green onion sprig.
  11. You need 1 of meat of choice (seafood, pork, chicken).

In fact, if you just stop at this stage, you will get the Chinese fried rice with a pleasant looking bright yellow. However, it is worth to add some good. Traditionally Chinese fried rice is typically brown unless it's a curried fried rice or house special fried rice. But it's the curry powder which in turn contains TURMERIC.

Yellow Chinese Fried Rice instructions

  1. First wash your rice thoroughly.
  2. Then cook rice normally add all the ingredients except for the onion, green onion, and meat.
  3. After the rice is done cooking allow it to cool to room temperature.
  4. In a wok or large skillet medium high heat add 2 tablespoons of oil and cook onions for about a 1-2 minutes.
  5. Next add in meat of choice and continue to move food around so it won't stick to pan.
  6. Next add in yellow rice and continue to mix and move around.
  7. Add 2 tablespoons of water and green onions. Mix around for another 1-2 minutes.

It's not saffron, it's plain old turmeric that gives a yellow color with no extra flavor really. This Chinese fried rice has the flavor those other recipes are missing. I want to dedicate this dish to Bergy, whose recipe "AM & B's Indonesian Mehoon" has inspired this dish. Make sure you season your rice with salt before it cooks. Add some butter to the cooking.