Thursday 2 May 2013

Singapore five spice Fried Rice

Aromatic and fragrant Singapore five spice rice that is delicious served as a side dish or a meal on its own.


12 oz / 360 g  cold boiled rice
1 carrot grated or julienned
8 green beans slit and cut length ways into 3 inch pieces
1/2 red capsicum cut into fine this strips
1 red chilli cut on the slant
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon Singapore five spice powder
1 star anise


1. Heat oil in a large wok, when it is hot add the carrot, beans and capsicums and stir fry  for 3-4 minutes.
2. Add the star anise,red chilli, five spice powder and salt and mix well in to the vegetables.
3. Add the rice and toss all the vegetables and rice together and stir fry for 4-5 minutes longer until rice and vegetables are coated with the spice and the rice is heated through
4. Transfer the rice to a serving bowl and serve hot.

NB- To prepare boiled rice wash 1 cup rice in cold water and soak it for 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes transfer rice to  a large pan and add 2 pints water and bring rice to boil, reduce heat and simmer rice until tender, drain the rice in a colander and pour over some cold water to wash out starch.
Allow the rice to cool before using it in the recipe.

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  1. MY photography class got canceled :) time for blogging..rice is so tempting and those bowls :)

  2. oh wow...Mouthwatering here...Loved the tempting and delicious!

  3. Colorful and delicious looking rice, I have tried to eat rice with chopsticks and struggled a lot.

  4. delicious and colorful rice...lovely presentation..

  5. I love this Singapore Cuisine recipe! Especially I'm from Singapore!

  6. I love rice and this just sounds lovely and fragrant, love star anise.

  7. I love Singapore noodles so this could be worth a try!

  8. Singapore has some great cuisine.

  9. Looks Delicious

  10. This looks delicious

    The combination of flavours is devine


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