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揚州炒飯 Singaporean Fried Rice


This is a classic dish in Singapore and Ben’s favourite order at Tze Char stalls. It is simply, yummy and quite easy to make. This is the perfect dish to make when you are tired or out of ideas on what to cook. You can easily replace the meat items to your favourite stuff like ham, bacon, luncheon meat or even seafood! I chose to use crab bites and vegetaian char siew as that is what Ben likes, the authentic flavour!


  1. 1 cup jasmine rice cooked in 1 cup water.
  2. 3 eggs
  3. 4 shallots, sliced
  4. 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  5. 3/4 cup char siew (Asian bbq pork, i used the vegetarian type)
  6. 1/4 cup crab bites
  7. 1 small carrot, cut in strips
  8. 1 tbsp sesame oil
  9. 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  10. 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  11. 1 tsp thick dark soy sauce
  12. Black pepper
  13. Spring onions, chopped
  14. Lettuce, cut in strips (you can replace with cabbage)


  1. Beat eggs and make scrambled eggs, slightly undercooked. Set aside.
  2. In a hot wok, saute onions and garlic on high heat until fragrant.
  3. Add in crab bites and vegetarian char siew, cook until lightly brown.
  4. Add in carrots, followed by all the sauces. Mix well.
  5. Add in rice and beansprouts, fry until sauces are evenly coated.
  6. Turn off the fire, add in spring onions and lettuce. Mix well.
  7. Best served with green chilies and sambal belachan.




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