@ Szechuan Fried Rice

Originating from the Sichuan province of China, Szechuan cuisine is characterized by bold flavors, brought about by pungent ingredients like garlic and chillies. Although the original recipe uses special Sichuan peppers that have a lemony taste, in India Szechuan sauce is prepared using red chillies, vinegar and garlic, and it tastes quite authentic. For those who love the lip-smacking fieriness of Szechuan cuisine, here is a quick and easy Szechuan Fried Rice made with long-grained rice, Szechuan sauce, capsicum and other flavorful ingredients.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 Cup Dual Taste Long Grained Rice
  • 6 tablespoon Szechuan sauce
  • 2 teaspoon chopped ginger
  • 0.25 Cup chopped capsicum
  • 0.25 Cup chopped french beans
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 0.25 Cup chopped spring onions
  • 0.25 Cup chopped carrots
  • 2 tablespoon chopped celery
  • 1 teaspoon "vinegar"
  • 2 tablespoon chopped spring onion greens

Cooking Method

Step 1 : Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan or a wok, add garlic and ginger and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

Step 2 : Add spring onion whites and greens, capsicum, carrot and french beans and sauté on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 3 : Add celery, szechuan sauce, soy sauce, vinegar and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

Step 4 : Add rice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

Step 5 : Serve immediately garnished with spring onion greens.