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Nyonya (Malaysian) Fried Rice

Demonstrated by: 1997 Narcissus Queen and Court - 2nd Princess Beeling Ong.
Narcissus Festival on January 1, 1998.



Nyonya (Malaysian) Fried Rice

  • 5 tablespoons salad oil
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried shrimp
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 1 can (4 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • Salt to taste
  • Hot pepper-soy sauce to taste
  • Chili powder to taste
  • Shredded lettuce


In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil. Add eggs and fry in an even layer until firm. Remove and cut into strips. Add onion to skillet and cook until golden brown; remove and set aside. Heat remaining 3 tablespoons oil and fry shrimp for one minute. Add rice, vegetables, mushrooms, half of the egg strips, the onion, and seasonings; stir fry for 3 minutes. Add a little water if rice is too dry. Serve on a bed of shredded lettuce and top with remaining egg strips. Makes 8 servings.


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