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


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

Makes 8 servings.


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