Yangchow fried rice

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Roast pork
½ cup Shrimp
1 cup Lettuce
¼ cup Scallions
4 cups Cold cooked rice
3 tablespoons Oil
½ teaspoon Solt
2 tablespoons Soy sauce

1. Dice roast pork. Shell, devein and dice shrimp. Shred lettuce. Mince scallions.

2. Break up and separate the cold cooked rice, as in step 1 of "Simple Fried Rice".

3. Heat oil. Add salt, then shrimp, and stir-fry until shrimp turn pinkish.

4. Add roast pork, scallions and lettuce; stir-fry to heat through.

5. Add rice and stir-fry to heat through completely. Then stir in soy sauce and serve. VARIATIONS:

1. For the meat, use ¼ cup roast pork and ¼ cup cooked chicken; or add to the pork 2 tablespoons smoked ham.

2. For the raw shrimp, substitute cooked shrimp, tossed in a mixture of ½ teaspoon cornstarch and 2 teaspoons sherry. Add in step 4, with the pork.

3. In step 4, add with the pork and vegetables ¼ cup green peas, parboiled.

4. After step 4, add 1 egg, beaten, and scramble until nearly set. Then pick up step 5.

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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