Chicken and Chinese Sausage Fried Rice

Course: Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian/Vietnamese
Author: Michelle De La Cerda
Chicken and Chinese Sausage Fried Rice ~ Traditional chicken fried rice with the added sweet and savory flavor of Chinese Sausage, made Vietnamese style.
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Ingredients

  • 1 large chicken breast; cooked and cubed/shredded
  • 4 links Chinese sausages; sliced
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp ; 1/2 tsp fish sauce (divided)
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 3 green onions; sliced
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 carrot; grated
  • 2-3 plump garlic cloves; minced/grated
  • 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce/tamari
  • 1 1/2 tbsp rice wine
  • black pepper; to taste
  • 6 tbsp sesame oil; +/-
  • 4-5 cups cooked and cooled rice

Instructions

  1. Prep all ingredients.
  2. Beat the eggs with 1/2 tsp fish sauce and the sugar, set aside.
  3. Heat a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add 1 tbsp sesame oil to the skillet and once hot, add the chicken and sausage to heat through, 1-2 minutes, remove to a large bowl and set aside.
  5. If needed, add up to an additional tablespoon of sesame oil to the now empty, still hot wok/pan and pour the beaten eggs in. Do not touch for at least 30 seconds allowing it to bubble and start to 'fry'.
  6. Scramble the eggs and continue to stir until fully cooked.
  7. Remove eggs once cooked and place them with the meat.
  8. If needed, add up to an additional tablespoon of sesame oil to the now empty, still how wok/pan and add the carrots, green onions, and garlic. Cook for about 3 minutes.
  9. Add the soy sauce, remaining fish sauce, rice wine, and 2 tbsp sesame oil, mix well.
  10. Add the rice, still until the sauce has thoroughly coated each grain, return the meat and eggs to the wok/pan, mix well until combined.
  11. Serve and enjoy immediately.