Mushrooms and Chinese 5 spice powder together make this rice very traditional fare.
This dish is a delicate blend of flavours and textures that may not appeal to all, but it’s a “must” for those who like to experiment beyond the conventional Chinese fried rice.
Preparation Time : 15 mins.
Cooking Time : 10 mins.
Serves 4. Ingredients
2 cups Chinese rice
1/3 cup mushrooms, sliced
½ cup dried black mushrooms (shitake), soaked and sliced
1 teaspoon Chinese 5 spice powder
a pinch sugar
2 tablespoons oil
salt to taste
1. Heat the oil, add the mushrooms and sauté till they are tender.
2. Add the dried black mushrooms and sauté for 2 to 3 more minutes.
3. Add the Chinese 5 spice powder and sauté for ½ a minute.
4. Add the rice, sugar and salt and mix well.
5. Serve hot.