【Fried Rice Patties】
Fried rice patties are among the most popular breakfast foods in southern China. I used to buy them from street vendors when I was little. I made these rice patties for breakfast this morning. My hubby commented that they tasted just like the ones in his childhood memory.
Prepare time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 35+15 minutes
Serves: 12 servings
1) 200 ml glutinous rice, 200 ml regular rice, 500 ml water;
2) ¼ cup sugar (53g);
3) 1/3 tsp salt, 1tbsp finely minced green onion, 1/2 tsp freshly minced ginger;
4) 3 cups corn oil or vegetable oil;
1: Rinse rice with water and drain (Picture 1). Boil 500 ml water in a medium-sized saucepan. Add all the rice (Picture 2), stir then cover the lid. Cook at low heat for 35 minutes.
2: Divide cooked rice into two equal portions and place in two medium-sized bowl. Add sugar to one bowl (Picture 3) and all ingredients of Ingredient 3) to the other (Picture 4). Pound the rice with one end of a rolling pin (Picture 5), until it sticks together but not all the rice is crushed.
4: Carefully remove chilled rice from the container and cut into 6 equal rectangular portions (Picture 8). In a medium sauce pot, add 3 cups ofoil. When oil is hot, fry a 4 rice patties at a time on medium-high heat until surface turns golden brown. Drain on paper towels before serving.
Sweet rice patties: