Asian fried rice

I was planning to name it Taiwanese sausage , salted fish and egg  fried rice but that name's a mouthful so I settled for something catchy ( ? ) to sum up those 3 ingredients .....

I usually have leftover rice in the fridge and making something hearty yet easy to make during these never-ending hot summer days is a no-brainer . This one-pot meal is my to-go dish whenever I'm too lazy ( which is most of the time ) and combining everything is much more delicious and fast than actually cooking each ingredients separately .

This dried salted fish is an acquired taste . Here in Hongkong , they usually cooked it together with spareribs and if you've eaten claypot or steamed rice here , this is one of their topping combination . Back home , we love eating dried salted fish and we almost always fried it , so imagine my surprised when I saw for the first time here , the way they cooked dried salted fish !

Taiwanese sausage on the other hand ,  tastes more like a soft Chinese sausage and look like our own local sausage , called longanisa , back home .

I need to submit something to the Little Thumbs-up event so adding egg , which is the feature ingredient this month , to my fried rice is a must lol 

Serves 4 as part of the multi-course meal

4 cups day-old rice
2 Taiwanese sausage , steamed and diced
30 grams dried salted fish , fried , de-boned and flaked
2 eggs , beaten
1/2 cup steamed fresh corn kernels
3 tablespoon chopped spring onions plus more for garnish
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon kecap manis / sweet soy sauce
1 teaspoon light soy sauce

* Heat wok over medium-high heat and add about 1/2 teaspoon of oil , add diced sausages when the oil is hot , cook for about 2 minutes , transfer to a plate . In the same pan , add oil if necessary , fry the beaten eggs , stirring until set , transfer to the plate together with sausages . Add about 1 teaspoon of oil , fry garlic and ginger until lightly-browned , add the rice , cook for 2 minutes , stirring from time to time . Add the sausages , eggs , salted fish , corn kernels and spring onions , cook for another 2 minutes , stirring well to combine all ingredients . Add in the sweet soy and light soy sauce , stir until incorporated , adjust taste and give another thorough stir . Dish up and serve hot .

This post is linked to the Little Thumbs Up event . This bloghop event is organized by Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids and Doreen of My Favourite DIY . This month's theme is EGG and is hosted by Yen of Eat you Heart Out



  1. Anne, you made me so hungry today...I love fried rice and I can just imagine all those combination makes a very YUM YUM dish:) I wish you could invite me over during your lazy days :)

  2. This is a perfect one-dish meal, wholesome and satisfying!

  3. it looks very good, I wish I could try the sausage:)

  4. Hi Anne,
    I love salted fish, either fried, steamed or even in soups! Love it! And with fried rice, makes ii even tastier and smells so delicious! That being said, I would love to have a big bowl of your delicious looking fried rice. :)

  5. I love salted fish fried rice and you've made them perfectly! Two thumbs up for this one!

  6. Hi Anne, this must be super flavorful and fragrant! Love your choice of ingredients and the colours are so enticing too. Thx for linking this to LTU!

  7. Give me fried rice with salted fish anytime ! I've never tried taiwanese sausages before, strangely, even though they are pretty popular here in KL, but this fried rice remind me i havent had my auota for a while, and its time :)

  8. This fried looks so good! Love all the ingredients!

  9. Anne, My hubby loves fried rice with salted fish and I love to add more spring onion and coriander. Next time I'll add the Taiwanese sausage too :)

  10. anne, the claypot rice here in our country also put in salted fish..some at requests and we just love that. I also had a fried rice post for LTU..yes, that egg is a must! LOL!

  11. Hi Anne,

    You have added all the essential ingredients in an Asian fried rice! Egg, Taiwanese sausage and fried fish... Two bowls, please!


  12. Hi Anne, I'm drooling over this flavorful fried rice! LOVE the ingredients especially Taiwanese sausage & salted fish. I'm imagining the wonderful flavours! I can eat 2 plates of this in one sitting . LOL

  13. I can almost smell it, Anne! I must try this combo of taiwanese sausage and salted fish one day. Thanks for the inspiration :)

  14. Hi Anne, I sure love your fried rice, look extremely good. I need 2 big plates too. :))

    Best regards.

  15. Hi Anne,

    What delicious sounding fried rice! I actually attempted to make fried rice for Marion last night well, not exactly, I heated up some of Trader Joe's fried rice. Although it was good, I'm sure your Asian Fried Rice was definitely yummy! I love the notion of salted fish. I bet it makes the dish!

    Thanks for sharing, Anne...

  16. Your fried rice sound so good with addition of dried salted fish!


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