Friday, April 17, 2009

Chinese Mustard Green Rice

This is another Chinese-style "all in 1 wok" meal, it takes less than an hour to cook. Fast and easy recipe for rice cook all at once with meat, dried oyster, dried shrimps (hae bee), chinese black mushroom and most important the chinese mustard green (kai-choy). I have slightly modified my mum's way of cooking this pot of rice. As I love my vegetables to be green, I have decided not to boil the vegetable with the rice. Instead, the chinese mustard green is blanched in boiling water with salt and added in the rice once the rice is cooked.

Chinese mustard green comes with a slightly bitter taste and inorder to reduce the bitterness, it has to be blanched with salt. It is a technique to reduce the bitterness. This vegetable has lots of fibre and it is a good intake for our body.

All you need to have : Serve 4-5

  • 2 cups of rice

  • some chinese mustard green - cut into small pieces

  • some dried oyster

  • some dried shrimps

  • some chicken meat - cut into cubes

  • 1 big onion - chopped

  • 1 thumbsize ginger - chopped

  • fried shallots - for garnishing

All you need to do :

  1. Blanched the cut chinese mustard green in boiling water with some salt, dish out once vege are slightly soften

  2. Heat a little oil and stir fry chopped onion and ginger, add in dried oysters, dried shrimps, stir fry a minute then add in the chicken meat, salt to taste

  3. When the chicken meat turns white on the outer layer, add in the chinese mushroom and rice, stir fry till the mixture turns dry, dish out and put mixture into rice cooker

  4. Add appropriate level of water in the rice cooker and let the rice cook by itself

  5. When rice is cooked, add in the blanched chinese mustard green and mix well into the cooked rice

  6. Ready to serve, just garnish the rice with fried shallots....

Wow! .....Simply Delicious!


  1. Hi Jean,
    I must my wife to cook this mustard rice over the I have been yearning since ages....thanks

  2. Hi there..
    Yes it's nice and me too yearn for it once a while..hahaha..that's good, just use my simple steps recipe..have a happy meal

  3. This is a good recipe and I have tried it, it is delicious. thanks.

  4. Glad you like it..thank you.