For what I know it is one of the popular ingredients for vegetarian dishes. Will for sure share the recipes with you all.
|Yam Rice ( Taro Rice)|
11/2 cups yam cubes
11/2 cups jasmine rice, washed and drained
41/2 cups water
4 tablespoon vegetable oil
8 chinese dried mushroom, soaked
180 g dried scallop & dried shrimp ( mixed)
120 g chicken breast cubes ( i use waxed meat & waxed sausage / lap yoke & lap cheong)
2 bulbs shallot, peeled and cut slice
1 stalk green onion, trimmed and dice
2 chicken bouillon cube
1/2 teaspoon dark sauce
1 teaspoon light soy sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
dash of pepper
dash of sesame oil
Dice the mushroom and cut waxed meat & waxed sausage to strips.
Heat the wok or rice cooker with the vegetable oil and fry the yam cubes for a while or until
brownish, removed from wok and set aside. Remain the oil in the wok.
Add shallot to fry until golden brown and removed crispy shallot only, leave the oil behind. Add in
chicken breast cubes/ waxed meat & waxed sausage, dried scallop & dried shrimp to fry until aromatic
approximately about 1 - 2 minutes or more.
Add in the diced mushroom and toss in the pre-fried yam cubes. Add rice and continue to fry for a
little while. Pour in the water, chicken bouillon cubes, dark sauce, salt and sugar, dash in the sesame
oil and pepper powder. Mix and combined everything in the rice cooker and close lid and switch rice
cooker to cook.
When the rice is cooked, open lid mix and fluff up the rice, add light soy sauce. Garnish with crispy
shallot and green onion before serve.