Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Fried rice with silver fish

Sokehah Cheah | 9:21 PM | | |


After tucking in all those rich and oily food during CNY now its time for a simple all-in-one meal.  Quick and easy to prepare with only a few ingredients and the star is the fried silver fish dressing!







I like this fried rice very much and can never get tired of it.  The add on silver fish does enhance the flavour of this fried rice...... just yummy!

Ingredients
  • 3.1/2 cups cooked rice, preferably overnight rice
  • 120 gm chicken fillet
  • 2 eggs
  • 40 gm silver firsh, washed and drained
  • 60 gm french beans, diced
  • 2 tsp oyster sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 red chilli
Seasoning for the meat
  • 1  tsp each of : sugar and light soya sauce
  • 1/4  tsp dark soya sauce
  • a dash of pepper
Preparation
  1. Heat up a pan with some oil and stir-fry the washed and drained silver fish till light brown.  Dish out and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, stir-fry the lightly beaten eggs, add in a dash of pepper and light soya sauce.  Dish out and set aside.
  3. Add in some oil and stir-fry the marinated chicken till fully cooked.
  4. Add in the loosened rice and stir-fry, add in the oyster sauce and sprinkle in some water if it gets too dry.
  5. Toss in the french beans, give it a quick stir, mix in the fried eggs. 
  6. Fine tune to taste and dish out onto serving plates.
  7. Sprinkle on a generous amount of silver fish, garnish with some red chillies for colour.
  8. Serve hot


9 comments:

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  1. silver fish is my favorite!
    i can eat this everyday! your dish is simple and beautiful!

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  2. I love fried rice with silver fish. Cheah, I want that plate of fried rice. LOL!

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  3. Yes, this one we can depend on whenever we ran out of ideas to feed the family lol! Delicious and fast to cook!

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  4. Cheah, I love anything you cooked, always looks very delicious :)

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  5. I never knew ikan bilis was called silver fish lol. I love simple all-in-one meals and fried rice is a favourite! Yours looks delicious, especially with the fish!

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  6. j3ss kitch3n
    Know something, you look somewhat like the S'pore TV actress, can't remember her name, but I know she's a spokesperson for Silky Girl!

    Quay Po Cooks
    Oh yeh, you do! So when I whip this up again in future, I'll remember you!

    Jeannie
    Yes, this is a saviour!

    Ann
    Oh, that's a great compliment, thank you!

    Sharon
    This is not the normal ikan bilis, this is much smaller.
    You can check it out here

    http://cheah2009.blogspot.com/2010/04/steamed-silver-fish-ngan-yu-chai.html

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  7. Hey...I love silver fish in fried rice. There is a stall in Wooley Centre famos for this fried rice with silver fish. Yours looks good :)

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  8. Fried rice is one of my go to dishes on weekdays. So easy to prepare.

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  9. I love fried silver fish too in anything. You name it! haha.... Thanks again. Have a great day.
    Kristy

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