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Salted fish fried rice ~ 咸鱼炒饭


This is rustic home cooking with simple ingredients consisting of salted fish, brown rice, chicken and eggs.  Many would love to have a bowl of this fried rice while there may be others who are put off by the strong smell of Asian cooking and in this case, the salted fish.   But to my family members they always look forward to this simple yet delicious one-pot meal!




Yummy ~  I served this with some tomato chutney on the side.

Salted fish fried rice  ~   咸鱼炒饭
Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast, diced
  • 50 gm salted fish, diced
  • 3 cups cooked rice, preferably overnight rice (I used brown rice)
  • 2 eggs
  • spring onions
  • 4 pips of garlic, chopped
  • sesame oil
  • salt and fish sauce to taste
Method
  1. Season the chicken breast with some salt and pepper.
  2. Heat up a non-stick frying pan with some oil, break in the eggs, scramble and dish out.
  3. Fry the salted fish till fragrant, dish out.
  4. Fry the chopped garlic till fragrant, add in the chicken and stir-fry till cooked.
  5. Add in the loosened rice, fry and add in light soya sauce and salt.  Sprinkle on some water if the rice is a bit dry.
  6. Add in the salted fish and eggs.  Mix well and fine tune to taste.
  7. Add in the chopped spring onions, drizzle on some sesame oil.
  8. Dish into bowls and serve immediately.









Comments

  1. I always love salted fish! So appetizing, ain't they? The rice looks very delicious, Cheah.

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    1. Thank you, Angie. Salted fish pairs well with noodles and rice.

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  2. I always think that salter fish makes everything so delicious!

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    1. Yes, salted fish is a very versatile ingredient in Asian cooking!

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  3. My hubby loves salted fish and I'm sure he will be very happy if I cook this fried rice for him! Thanks Cheah for sharing :)

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