Best Asian Fried Rice

By The Weekly  ,

February 12, 2018

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One of the most popular comfort foods is a fragrant bowl of fried rice, and this recipe with lup cheong (Chinese sausages) is great for family celebrations.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


1½ cups long grain rice, rinsed

2 tbsps shao xing rice wine

2 tsps sesame oil

2 eggs, lightly beaten

2 tsps peanut oil

2 dried Chinese-style lup cheong pork sausages, thinly sliced

4 green onions, white part sliced, green ends shredded

100 g small cooked prawns, peeled

1 cup frozen peas, thawed

2 tbsps soy sauce


1In a saucepan, cook rice in boiling water, following packet instructions. Rinse under cold water and drain well. Spread over a large tray. Chill, uncovered, 2 hours or overnight to dry out. Drizzle cooking wine over.

2In a large wok or frying pan, heat half sesame oil on high, swirling to coat base and sides. Pour in egg, swirling. Cook 1 min until almost set. Slide from pan. Roll up and thinly slice. Set aside.

3Add remaining sesame oil and peanut oil to wok. Stir-fry sausages and sliced onions 1 to 2 mins. Add rice and stir-fry for 3 to 4 mins.

4Toss prawns, peas and soy sauce through. Stir-fry 1 to 2 mins until heated through. Serve topped with omelette and remaining onion.

Chef's Tip: Accompany this dish with the Stir-fried Mixed Greens In Oyster Sauce

Text & Photo: John Paul Urizar/