Chef John

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30+ years of experience in the culinary industry

Crispy Rice 2 Way

Never underestimate the golden brown rice crust stick to the bottom of the wok, that’s real gold. Simply fry it and couple it with hearty seafood stew-it’s the best thing ever. You can bring leftover rice to life with this recipe, or use freshly cooked rice after it cools.

Get Chef John's Supreme Soy Sauce recipe here.

Get Chef John's Peppercorn Oil recipe here.

CUISINES: Chinese
LEVEL: EASY
SERVING: 2 People
TIME: 30 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 lb Rice, Soaked For 30 Minutes
  • 4 cups Water
  • 3 oz Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined
  • 2 oz Scallop
  • 3 oz Squid, Chopped
  • 1 oz Tomato, Chopped
  • 1 cup Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Shaoxing Cooking Wine
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 oz Diced Carrot
  • 1 oz Pea
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 0.5 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Corn Starch + Water (2 Tbsp Cornstarch Mixed With 1 Tbsp Water)
  • 1 tsp Chef Made Peppercorn Oil (See ''Chef John Signature Oil'' Video)
  • 2 tbsp Chef Made Supreme Soy Sauce (Or you can buy from any Chinese market)
  • 1 tbsp Green Onion, Chopped
  • 5 pcs Roasted Bacon
  • 5 Breakfast Sausage
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1
Step 1
Step 1
Soak rice in water for 30 minutes in advance. (rice and water in equal proportion). Put the soaked rice in a cooking pan, cover and cook at low temperature for 30 minutes.
Step 2
Step 2
Step 2
Remove the loose cooked rice on top and put aside for later. The yellow-colored rice on the bottom is the crispy rice.
Step 3
Step 3
Step 3
In a cooking pot, bring enough water to boiling, quickly put shrimps, scallops, and squid through the boiling water, then drain.
Step 4
Step 4
Step 4
In a wok, over high heat, add oil, then add tomatoes, ketchup, and Shaoxing wine. Stir-fry several times. Then add shrimps, scallops, squids, and water. Stir several times
Step 5
Step 5
Step 5
Add enough cooking oil to a cooking pan, bring to the oil to 480°F/250°C, and quickly deep-fry crispy rice for a few seconds.
Step 6
Step 6
Step 6
Transfer to a serving plate and pour the seafood mixture over the top.
Step 7
Step 7
Step 7
Add supreme soy sauce (you can get the recipe in the notes) and chopped green onion into the cooked rice, and mix well.
Step 8
Step 8
Step 8
Put roasted bacon, sausage, fried egg and a few vegetables you like on the top.
Step 9
Step 9
Step 9
Enjoy!
Final Notes
Final Notes
Get the supreme soy sauce recipe here: https://www.tasteshow.com/product/chef-johns-supreme-soy-sauce_3600.html