Chicken satay fried rice

Chicken satay fried rice
Makes: 3-5 portions
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  • 250 gr rice
  • 250 gr chicken
  • 1 tbspn sweet soy sauce
  • ½ tspn ground turmeric
  • 1 tspn ground coriander
  • 250 gr onions
  • 250 gr carrots
  • 250 gr white cabbage
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 50 gr fresh ginger
  • ½ tspn ground cumin
  • 1 tspn ground curry powder
  • 1 tspn ground turmeric
  • 1 tspn ground coriander
  • 50 gr sweet soy sauce
  • 250 gr green peas
  • 75 gr bean sprouts
Satay sauce
  • 90 gr peanut butter
  • 125 gr milk
  • 25 gr sweet say sauce
  • 1 tspn sweet chilli sauce
  • 4 eggs
  • 25 gr prawn crackers
  1. Dice the chicken and marinade in the sweet say sauce, turmeric and ground coriander.
  2. Dice the onion and carrots, slice the cabbage and mince the garlic and ginger.
  3. Defrost the green peas if needed.
  4. Mix the eggs in a bowl with salt and pepper to taste.
  1. Cook the rice in salted boiling water until done, drain and set aside until needed.
  2. Stir fry the onion, carrots and cabbage for about 10 minutes until soft.
  3. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for a couple of minutes
  4. Add the ground cumin, ground curry powder, ground turmeric and ground coriander and cook for a couple of minutes to release their flavour.
  5. Add the cooked rice together with the cooked chicken and the sweet soy sauce. Mix until combined to warm through.
  6. Add the defrosted green peas and bean sprouts and mix to warm though. Taste and correct the seasoning.
  7. Meanwhile, pour the eggs in a frying pan and cook until just set.
  8. To make the satay sauce, mix the peanut butter with the cold milk and bring to a gentle simmer. Sir in the sweet soy sauce and season to taste. Keep warm on a low heat until needed, adjusting the consistency if needed with extra peanut butter or milk.
  9. Serve the rice with the fried eggs, the satay sauce and the prawn crackers.
Stuff to know
This will be enough for 3-5 portions.
It is possible to use rice that has been cooked a day ahead.
The sweet soy sauce is already rather salty, do not use too much salt in the dish.
It is important to fry off the spices to make them much more aromatic and powerful.
Serve with a hot sauce (Tabasco or Sambal) if desired.
Pork can replace the chicken.
The quantity of spices, sweet soy sauce and sweet chili sauce can be adjusted to suit one’s taste.