Sunday, 10 January 2010

Fried Rice with Chicken and Ikan Bilis


Fried Rice with Chicken and Ikan Bilis Recipe

Ingredients:
Cooked rice for two persons, keep in the fridge overnight
2 sprigs curry leaves (use only the leaves)
1 chicken breast, remove the skin, rinse and cut into cubes
3 chili padi, chopped
2 tablespoons ikan bilis (anchovies), soak until soft, pat dry with kitchen paper towel
2 tablespoons shallot oil
Salt and pepper, to taste

Marinade for chicken:
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
Salt and pepper, to taste

Method:
1) In a small bowl, mix chicken pieces with marinade. Marinate for at least 15 minutes.
2) Heat up shallot oil in a wok. Add ikan bilis and chicken, saute until the chicken is half cooked. Add chili padi and curry leaves, saute until it is fragrant.
3) Add rice, do a few quick stirs. Dish up, sprinkle with fried shallot and serve hot.

10 Comments:

BNDQ8 said...

i love fried rice!!what is ikan bilis? :)

Piggy said...

Hi BNDQ8,

Thanks for dropping by! I've amended the recipe. FYI, anchovies is known as ikan bilis in Singapore or Malaysia. :-)

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

That looks delicious"fried rice is so tasty!

Cheers,

Rosa

yours deliciously said...

My kind of dish especially with cili padi.

edith said...

This looks sedap my friend. When you are going to invite me over for makan?

Happy New Year.

Amanda said...

That looks fabulous

MrsLavendula said...

good looking fried rice there!

daphne said...

Love the addition of the ikan bilis- especially of its fragrance from the curry leaves!

HungryC said...

I love ikan bilis in my fried rice, and I use the small white ones. It goes esp well with cili padi. Love your photos.

geeta said...

I came across this recipe by accident. I have just made it and it is really delicious.

Thanks for sharing.