Yang Chow Fried Rice is a Chinese-style fried rice made with Chinese sausages, shrimp, green peas and green onions
4 cups cold cooked white rice
2 tablespoons oil divided
1 small onion peeled and chopped
2 cloves garlic peeled and minced
½ pound about 5 to 6 pieces Chinese sausages, diced
¼ pound shrimp peeled and deveined
1 cup sweet peas thawed
2 tablespoons soy sauce
¼ cup green onions chopped
salt and pepper to taste
2 eggs lightly beaten
In a bowl, break cold rice to separate grains.
In a wok or wide skillet over high heat, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until limp. Add sausages and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Add shrimp and cook until color changes to pink. Add green peas and cook until heated through. Remove from pan and keep warm.
In the pan, add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and heat until almost smoking. Add rice and cook, spreading the rice on entire cooking surface of pan, for about 45 seconds or until grains start to sizzle and then toss to redistribute. Repeat a few times until rice is heated through.
Add sausage and shrimp mixture, soy sauce and green onions. Toss gently to combine. Season with salt to taste and generously with pepper.
Make a large well in the middle of rice and add the eggs. Allow eggs to set for about 1 minute and then break into pieces with back of spoon. Continue to cook for about 1 to 2 minutes and then stir into the rice. Serve hot.