Shanghai Golden Fried Rice
Try this delicious, quick and easy fried rice, You can use either chicken, ham or prawn.
4 cups cold cooked rice
2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon dry sherry
3 to 5 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions, green and white parts or minced onion
1 teaspoon salt or to taste
4 tablespoon canola oil
1/2 cup chopped ham, bacon or Chinese sausage ( optional )
1. Place the cold rice in a large bowl an duse your fingers to
break up any lumps.
2. Break the eggs directly onto the rice and add the sherry, scallions, and salt. Mix together thoroughly with a wooden spoon.
3. Pour the oil into a wok and place the wok over medium- high heat. Heat until the oil is hot but not smoking. Test by dipping a spatula into the rice mixture and then into the oil; it should sizzle. If using the meat, add it to the hot oil and stir for about 30 seconds.
4. Turn the rice mixture into the pan, increase temperature to
high, and stir constantly for 8 to 10 minutes, breaking up
any lumps with the back of the spatula. The grains will be
loose and fluffy and the rice heated through. Taste for
seasoning. Serve hot.