Java Rice



4 tbsps. of coconut oil
2 tbsps. of finely minced garlic
2 tbsps. of finely minced ginger
2 shallots, finely chopped
2 tbsps. of finely minced lemongrass
1 finely chopped bird’s eye chili (labuyo)
1 tsp. of turmeric powder
6 c. of cold cooked rice
salt, to taste
crisp onion slices and chopped scallion (optional)
ham slice into small squares (optional)
green peas (optional)

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In a pan,heat a little oil over medium heat.
Saute the garlic, ginger, shallots, lemongrass, chili and turmeric. Cook until the mixture starts to look like a paste. Toss in your rice into the pan.

Mix until the rice is heated through and every grain is coated with the spicy yellow paste.

Add in ham and green peas and birds eye chili.

Sprinkle with salt. Mix to blend until green peas is cooked.

Scoop rice into plates and match with any grilled meat.



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