Schezwan Fried Rice or Sichuan Fried Rice

Schezwan Fried Rice - Indo-Chinese
Schezwan Fried Rice

Are you craving for something hot and spicy? Schezwan Fried Rice is the perfect one dish meal that can satisfy such a craving in a jiffy. It is also very easy to make and needs very few ingredients. I made this batch with homemade Schezwan Sauce but you could use store bought sauce as well.

This spicy rice dish stars on the menu of every restaurant that serves Indo-Chinese food. Because Schezwan Fried Rice is so spicy, it needs no other accompaniment, which makes it the perfect one-dish meal.

This recipe is for Rama, my niece, and Aparna, my friend; both of whom who loooooooooooove Schezwan Fried Rice!

How to Make Schezwan Fried Rice

Ingredients

  1. Long Grained Rice1 Cup
  2. Cabbage – 100 gms
  3. Carrot – 1 Medium Sized
  4. Spring Onions – 2
  5. Schezwan Sauce – 2 tbsp
  6. Sesame Oil – 2 tbsp
  7. Salt to Taste

Method

  1. Pressure cook the rice with 2 Cups water till just done.
  2. Chop the cabbage into thin, long strips.
  3. Peel and chop the carrots into juliennes.
  4. Chop the spring onion bulbs into quarters.
  5. Chop the spring onion greens into 1/4″ pieces.
  6. In a wok, heat the oil.
  7. Add the quartered spring onions and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  8. Add the carrots and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  9. Add the cabbage and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  10. Add the spring onion greens and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  11. Add the schezwan sauce and salt.
  12. Stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  13. Add the cooked rice and mix well.
  14. Stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  15. Serve Schezwan Fried Rice warm and by itself.

Tips

  • Add the spring onion greens at the very end and do not fry them too much or they will wilt, and may become bitter.