Ken Hom’s Singapore-Style Lettuce Fried Rice

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Appears in
The Feast of Christmas: Origins, Traditions and Recipes

By Paul Levy

Published 1992

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To go with Ken Hom’s Christmas Roast Duck, or on its own for supper after a lunch of too much turkey.


  • 5-6 Chinese dried mushrooms
  • 2 Tbsp peanut oil
  • 4 shallots, sliced


Soak the dried mushrooms in warm water for 20 mins, squeeze out liquid, discard stems and cut the caps into small dice.

Heat a wok or large frying pan and add the oil (after the wok is hot — this is important in Chinese cooking). When almost smoking add the shallots and garlic and stir-fry for 30 secs. Add the cold, cooked rice and stir-fry for 1 min; then add mushrooms, peas, spring on