Yangzhou Fried Rice

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Recipe: #34025

January 04, 2020

"Served at the trumps whitehouse for north korean dinner.rice needs to be made the day before"

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (293.5 g)
  • Calories 320.5
  • Total Fat - 10.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 377.2 mg
  • Sodium - 1033.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 31.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.3 g
  • Sugars - 1.5 g
  • Protein - 21.7 g
  • Calcium - 83.8 mg
  • Iron - 2.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Season rice with soy sauce, salt and pepper

Step 2


Step 3

Heat wok smoking hot

Step 4

With oils

Step 5

Saute carrots onions and mushrooms

Step 6


Step 7

Saute shrimp and ham and peas

Step 8

Take out

Step 9

Add rice and eggs

Step 10

Stir vigorously

Step 11

Add rest of cooked ingredients

Step 12

Heat until eggs cooked keep stirring


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Be sure to use jasmine white rice for the best flavor.
  • Adjust the seasoning to taste.

  • Substitute the ham with cooked bacon pieces. This substitution will give the dish a smoky flavor that will contrast nicely with the sweetness of the shrimp.
  • Substitute the vegetable oil with olive oil. This substitution will add a more robust flavor to the dish, as well as provide a healthier option.

Vegetarian Yangzhou Fried Rice Replace the ham and shrimp with 1/2 cup diced tofu and 1/2 cup diced bell peppers. Saute the tofu and bell peppers with the carrots, onions, and mushrooms.

Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce - This dish is a great accompaniment to Yangzhou Fried Rice. The combination of the crunchy broccoli and the savory oyster sauce complements the flavor of the fried rice. The oyster sauce also adds a nice umami flavor to the dish, making it a great choice for a side dish.

Spicy Mapo Tofu: This classic Sichuan dish is a great accompaniment to Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce. The spiciness of the Mapo Tofu helps to balance out the savory flavors of the oyster sauce, while the silky texture of the tofu contrasts nicely with the crunch of the broccoli. It's a great way to add a bit of heat and texture to the meal.


Q: How long can I store cooked Yangzhou Fried Rice?

A: Cooked Yangzhou Fried Rice can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Make sure to store it in an airtight container.

Q: What ingredients are used to make Yangzhou Fried Rice?

A: Yangzhou Fried Rice typically includes cooked rice, eggs, green onion, cooked shrimp, cooked ham, and seasonings like soy sauce, salt, and pepper.

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Fun facts:

This Yangzhou Fried Rice dish was served at the White House for a dinner with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in 2018.

The recipe is said to have been invented by the famous Chinese chef, Li Shizhen, during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644).