Chiu Chow Fried Rice

Chiu Chow Chau Fon

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Eileen Yin-fei Lo's New Cantonese Cooking

Eileen Yin-fei Lo's New Cantonese Cooking

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 1988

  • About

This is one of the most famous of the Chiu Chow dishes. It is unusual in several ways. The rice is cooked but not fried, even though the Chiu Chow refer to it as their “fried rice.” Usually the Chiu Chow cook quickly; this dish takes a little more time, and has three steps. This makes it an important dish for the Chiu Chow, and they emphasize its importance by bringing it to the table cooked, but