If you love Chinese Style fried rice, this is how you achieve that yellow or golden hue Chinese fried rice – Din Tai Fung Style (Golden Shrimp Fried Rice). Best to go with Original Chicken Soup, Xiao Long Bao Dumplings and Stir-Fried Green Beans. Yummy!
Din Tai Fung Style (Golden Shrimp Fried Rice)
1-2 cups small shrimp, de shell & de-veined You can use frozen prawns.
2 yolks (beat evenly)
4 eggs (beat evenly with a teaspoon of light soy sauce)
4 cloves garlic minced
A stalk of spring onions (cut into rings)
4 cups leftover refrigerated rice
Season shrimp with ½ teaspoon salt and a dash of white pepper. Set aside for use later.
Mix the beaten egg yolks into the overnight rice till even. Set aside.
Heat up wok over high heat, add in 3 tablespoons of oil, add in the egg batter and fry it until cooked (texture to be similar to scramble eggs). Transfer into a plate and set aside.
In the same wok over medium heat, add in 1 tablespoon of oil, sauté garlic and add in the rice and fried it for 2-3 minutes.
Add the fried eggs into the rice and break up the eggs into small pieces using your spatula, continue to fry the rice evenly for another 5 minutes
Season with salt and a dash of black pepper to taste.
Add in cut spring onions into the rice and continue frying till even for about 1 min. Turn off heat. Transfer rice into rice bowls to mould and dish out into 4 separate plates.
Lastly, stir-fry the shrimp in the same wok until cooked. Divide the shrimp respectively on each plate of rice. Enjoy!