Sausage Fried Rice Taiwanese Style

taiwanese sausage fried rice

 

Taiwan is famous for its delightful street food, jam-packed night markets, and tourist-friendly environment. Taiwanese cuisine is diverse and very much worth exploring. Taiwanese-style sausage fried rice is a must-try dish during your trip to Taiwan. It is a popular street food in Taiwan served by small restaurants, street vendors, and travelling hawkers. The origin of fried rice is from China during the Sui dynasty. Fried rice originated as a way to accommodate leftovers. The main elements of fried rice include rice, meat, vegetables, and seasonings. The variation in fried rice is due to the different types of meat, vegetables, and spices. This versatility and its economic value to save food made it a popular dish that is well-known around the world.

Chinese Fried Rice

It is a family of fried rice dishes popular in China. Chinese fried rice includes rice, eggs, meat and vegetables, soy sauce, and garlic. It is made with long-grain rice, like basmati rice and jasmine rice, resulting in a drier texture. Szechwan fried rice with chilli sauce, Yin Yang fried rice with two different types of sauces, Yeung chow fried rice with shrimps, eggs, and barbecued pork are some of the popular dishes. Sausage fried rice includes a Chinese-style sausage called Lap Cheong. They are dried pork sausages that look and feel like pepperoni but are much sweeter.

Japanese Fried Rice

Japanese Chahan originated from fried rice made by Chinese immigrants. Japanese fried rice is made with short-grain rice, such as sushi rice, yielding a chewy texture. Omurice is fried rice wrapped in an egg omelette with ketchup.

Korean Fried Rice

Kimchi fried rice is famous in Korea made with kimchi and rice, along with other ingredients. It is very cheap and easy to make in a short time. It is a hot and spicy dish and served with a small bowl of any warm soup.

Taiwanese-Style Sausage Fried Rice

Taiwanese sausages are a staple of night markets in Taiwan. These snacks are made of pork meat, liquor, and various spices. Unlike Chinese sausages, Taiwanese sausages use bigger chunks of ground meat. They are chewier, juicer, and sweeter than other sausages.

 

Here is the authentic and super easy recipe of Taiwanese-style sausage fried rice for you to make at home and enjoy it.

Ingredients

  • Four cups of cooked white rice, cooled for at least 2-3 hours in a fridge.
  • Four eggs
  • ½ yellow onion
  • One bunch of green onion, separate the green and white parts and copped them finely.
  • ½ cup peas
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • 2-3 tablespoon oil
  • Salt to taste
  • White pepper to taste
  • 1teaspoon sesame oil
  • Two tablespoons of secret spice of Memory Corner

Cooking Instructions

  1. Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl with a few drops of soy sauce and sesame oil.
  2. Heat the wok over high heat. Add one tablespoon of oil and heat until it begins to simmer. Add eggs in a wok and cook them while stirring continuously. Take the eggs out of the wok and set them aside.
  3. Add one tablespoon of oil to a hot wok. Add yellow onion and white part of scallions. Stir fry them for 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Add the sausages, peas, and carrots and cook for a few minutes.
  4. Now add rice to the wok and mix them thoroughly with other ingredients. Break down the rice chunks without mushing the individual grains. Now add one tablespoon of oil to give shine and glaze to the rice grains.
  5. Finally, add scrambled eggs, salt, white pepper, and the secret spice of Memory Corner to produce a unique and authentic taste. Dish out the fried rice and garnish it with the green part of the scallion and little sesame oil.

Tips For Cooking Sausage Fried Rice

Making fried rice is not as simple as it looks in the recipe. You have to follow some tips and tricks. Otherwise, you end up with burnt or clumsy fried rice.

  • Use the right amount of oil. Too little oil will not break the individual grain. With too much, you end up with greasy rice. The trick is to add the oil along the sides of the wok slowly.
  • Use hot and dry work and work quickly. Otherwise, your rice gets steam cooked and turns soggy.
  • Always use a large and shallow pan for cooking.
  • Use overnight refrigerated rice or keep them in the fridge for 2-3 hours to get non-sticky fried rice.

Nutritional Value

Sausage fried rice is full of healthy fiber. It has protein, good fat, and carbohydrates. It is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It is very low in cholesterol. Overall it is a complete meal to boost your energy.

Serving Suggestions

 

You can serve sausage fried rice with chicken teriyaki, Chinese dumplings, sweet and sour pork, lemon chicken, and tempura. You can also serve them with appetizers like egg drop soup, hot and sour soup, and egg rolls.

Are you curious about the secret spice ingredient? To end your curiosity and to experience the true flavour and aroma of Taiwanese sausage fried rice, you have to visit Memory Corner. Memory Corner is a Taiwanese restaurant in Richmond, Canada. So, what are you waiting for? Hurry up and reserve your table now to enjoy traditional Taiwanese cuisine in a pleasant, soothing ambience. Order your food online and enjoy your meal in a comfortable and relaxing mood at home.

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