"Gourmandism is an act of judgement, by which we prefer things which have a pleasant taste to those which lack this quality." – Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Steamed Glutinous Rice

This is super tasty and addictive,  but be careful not to eat too much of glutinous rice as they are not easy to digest.

Ingredients A:
~ 1 kg glutinous rice (soaked in water for 4 hours, drained) [serves about 8 persons]
~ 1 1/2 tablespoon chopped garlic and shallots (equal amount of each)
~ cooking oil 5 tablespoon

Ingredient B:
~ 1 1/2 tablespoon chopped garlic and shallots (equal amount of each)
~ 5 tablespoon dried shrimps (soaked untill soft)
~ 300 g chicken meat (cut into small cubes)
~ 1-2 chinese sausages ( cut into small cubes)
~ 6 chinese mushrooms; (soaked and cut into cubes )
~ 4 tablespoon cooking oil
~ 100 g roast pork (cut into small cubes)

Sauce:
~ 1 tablespoon maggi stock
~ 1 tablespoon dark soya sauce
~ 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
~ 1-2 teaspoon salt
~ 1 teaspoon sesame oil
~ 2 teaspoon sugar
~3/4-1 cup water
~ pepper to taste

Garnishing:
fried shallots; red chillies; roasted peanuts; fresh coriander leaves; and chopped spring onions

Method:
1) Heat up 5 tbsp oil to fragrant the chopped garlic and shallots, add in the glutinous rice, stir fry until aromatic. Transfer the rice into a big dish. Steam at high heat for 45 minutes or until cooked.
2) Heat the oil in a wok over medium high heat. When hot, add dried shrimps and fry until fragrant. Add chopped garlic and shallots, fry till soft, add in the remaining ingredient of (B). Stir fry till the chicken is cooked.
3) Add in the cooked glutinous rice, stir fry until all mix in well.
4) Scoop rice into a serving dish or a baking tray. Steam for 15 minutes.
5) Garnish and serve.



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