Fragrant Rice

Preparation info
  • Makes


    servings as part of a multicourse meal
    • Difficulty


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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

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“Hakka food has a heavier flavor than Cantonese,” says Simon as he introduces his Fragrant Rice. Most Hakkas live in rural areas and like to eat meat. Preserved pork products, such as lop chong (Chinese sausage) and lop ngiuk (Chinese bacon), are typical Hakka food, popular because they keep for a long time.

This rice pot contains staples of the Hakka diet—rice, sausage, and pork. Sweet cured Chinese sausage and marinated Chinese bacon infuse fr