You’ll Love This Authentic Yangzhou Fried Rice

Authentic Yang Zhou fried rice (揚州炒
Yangzhou Fried Rice is a popular fried rice dish not only in China, but around the world. Day old rice works best, as freshly boiled rice tends to be too sticky. Try this easy-to-make fried rice dish and amaze your family and friends.


  • Cooking oil
  • Boiled rice (left over from day before or freshly cooked boiled rice)
  • Egg/eggs
  • Ham
  • Shrimp
  • Peas
  • Shallots
  • Salt
  • Chicken stock


  1. Heat cooking oil in wok on high heat
  2. Turn heat to medium low
  3. Crack egg/eggs in; stir fry until it breaks into pieces
  4. Add ham, shrimp, peas, and mix well
  5. Add rice and chopped shallots
  6. Add a pinch of salt
  7. Pour in chicken stock (optional)
  8. Turn heat to high
  9. Start to stir fry the rice mixture
  10. Continue to stir, and avoid burning rice (leftover rice takes longer time to fry), mix everything well and enjoy

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