Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Bite with Belkys: Pineapple Fried Rice from Tony Chan's Water Club
If you love authentic Chinese food, how about making it at home? A South Florida chef showing us how easy it is. Let's grab a Bite with Belkys.
The Chef: John Zhang
The Restaurant: Tony Chan's Water Club
The Dish: Pineapple Fried Rice
3-4 pieces of dried brown chinese mushrooms
2 chinese broccoli stems
8 medium sized shrimps, cleaned and deveined
1 Tbs. of green peas
2 Tbs. of roasted pork, shredded
2 Tbs. of ham
2 tsp. of vegetable oil, to cook
1 egg, beaten
2 1/2 cups of steamed rice
salt and pepper, to taste
1 pinch of chicken essence
1 dash of cooking wine
2 Tbs. of fresh pineapple pieces
1 Tbs. of pork sung
1 Tbs. of green onion
Method of Preparation:
-Start by cutting the pineapple along the side. Then, carefully carve out the juicy inside.
-Next, chop the pineapple chunks you removed into small pieces.
-In a wok, add boiling water and cook dried brown chinese mushrooms, chinese broccoli stems, shrimp, green peas, roasted pork and ham. Mix this all together, strain and set to the side.
-After, pour a dab of vegetable oil in a hot wok and cook a beaten egg. Then, toss in steamed rice and all the ingredients previously set to the side. Make sure to season with a pinch of salt, chicken essence and pepper.
-Lastly, pour in a drizzle of cooking wine and mix in the chopped pineapple.
-Now, place the fried rice inside the pineapple. Then, top it with Chinese pork sung and green onion. Close the pineapple and bake in a 375 degree oven for about ten minutes.
Serve family style in the center of the table.
Serving Suggestion: Chardonnay
Take a printed copy of the recipe to the restaurant and receive 10% off the entire bill (pre-tax). (Valid thru May 10th, 2012.)
Tony Chan's Water Club (Doubletree Grand Hotel)
1717 North Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33132