Yangzhou Fried Rice Recipe

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Lawler Modified: November 9, 2021
Yangzhou Fried Rice Recipe


How To Make Yangzhou Fried Rice

Make a complete meal in one dish with this yangzhou fried rice recipe that comes fully loaded with mushrooms, pork, carrots, and eggs.

Prep: 10 mins
Soak: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 1 handful dried shrimp, optional

For Spicy Ketchup Sauce, optional:

  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp sriracha chili sauce

For Fried Rice:

  • 2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 medium carrot, cut in ¼-inch dice
  • 4 oz chinese pork, (char siu), or ham, cooked, cut in ¼-inch dice
  • 3 fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, diced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 3 cup jasmine rice, cooked, a day old
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground white pepper
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 green onions, sliced on a diagonal, for garnish


  1. If desired, in a small bowl, soak the dried shrimp in hot water for 20 minutes, then drain and set aside.

Spicy Ketchup Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl, combine the ketchup and chili sauce and set aside.

Fried Rice:

  1. Heat a wok over high heat and add 1 tablespoon of peanut oil. Add the eggs and scramble, then set aside on a plate.

  2. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of peanut oil to the wok. Add the ginger and stir-fry for less than 1 minute. Then add the carrots and stir-fry for 1 minute more. Add the pork, the soaked dried shrimp if using, and mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes.

  3. Then add the peas and cooked rice and toss together. Add the cooked egg back into the wok. Season the mixture with the light soy sauce, salt and pepper.

  4. At the very end add the sesame oil and spicy ketchup sauce if using. Check the seasoning and adjust to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with green onions and serve immediately.


  • Sugar: 3g
  • :
  • Calcium: 36mg
  • Calories: 267kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Cholesterol: 94mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Potassium: 275mg
  • Protein: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 713mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2071IU
  • Vitamin C: 13mg
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