Friday 21 September 2012

Fragrant Rice With Dried Scallops, Mushrooms & Pork 香饭

Fragrant Rice With Dried Scallops, Mushrooms & Pork 香饭

The Cantonese call this "Yau Mei Fun"

Ingredients :

Top : dried scallops
Bottom left : pork cubes. Bottom right : cubed mushrooms


200g pork
50g dried mushrooms (  soak, remove the stems and cut into small cubes )
250g rice
30g dried scallops ( wash and soak in water for 30 minutes )
1 tbsp minced garlic
2 tsp oyster sauce
1 tsp salt, or to taste
450 ml water
2 tbsp cooking oil

Marinade For Mushrooms

1 tbsp Shao Hsing wine
1 tbsp cooking oil
1 tsp sugar



  1. Wash the rice and drain the rice in a colander. Set it aside
  2. Wash and soak the dried scallops for 30 minutes
  3. Marinate the cubed mushrooms with the marinade ingredients for 15 minutes
  4. Wash the pork and cut into small cubes
  5. Heat a wok until hot, add in cooking oil
  6. Add in the minced garlic and saute until light brown and fragrant
  7. Add in the marinated cubed mushrooms and stir fry for 2 minutes at high heat
  8. Add in the pork cubes and fry until the pork cubes changed to whitish colour 
  9. Add in the rice and stir-fry to mix evenly for about 2 minutes
  10. Switch off the flame
  11. Scoop up all the rice, pork cubes and mushrooms into the inner pot of a rice cooker
  12. Add in the dried scallops, oyster sauce, salt and water.
  13. Stir the mixture to mix well
  14. Place the inner pot into the electric rice cooker and let it cook till done
  15. Once it is done, use a pair of chopsticks to fluff up the fragrant rice.

All the ingredients mixed together and ready to be cooked

The fragrant rice done just right. 
Use a pair of chopsticks to loosen up the rice

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