Subgum Fried Rice Recipe

This Subgum Fried Rice It’s a delicious and satisfying meal that’s easy to prepare at home.

While I haven’t shared many Chinese dishes, the only Chinese recipe that I shred is the Triple Delight Chinese Recipe. But if you’re in the mood for something lighter yet still full of flavor and protein, you’ve got to try Subgum Fried Rice.

It’s a simple dish made by stir-frying cooked rice with diced meats, mixed veggies, and tasty seasonings. Quick to whip up and incredibly satisfying, Subgum Fried Rice is perfect for a delicious meal without feeling too heavy.

What is Subgum Fried Rice?

Subgum fried rice is a Chinese-style fried rice dish that typically includes a combination of cooked rice, diced meats (such as chicken or pork), mixed vegetables (such as carrots, peas, and corn), scrambled eggs, and savory seasonings like soy sauce and sesame oil.

The term “subgum” refers to the mixed variety of ingredients used in the dish. Subgum fried rice is known for its rich flavors, hearty texture, and versatility as a main course or side dish in Chinese cuisine.

What is in Subgum Fried Rice

  • 2 cups cooked rice, preferably chilled
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup cooked chicken, diced or cooked pork
  • 1/2 cup mixed vegetables (such as carrots, peas, and corn)
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to make Subgum Fried Rice

Step 1:

Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Add the beaten eggs and scramble until cooked through. Remove the scrambled eggs from the skillet and set aside.

Step 2:

In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil. Add the diced chicken or pork and stir-fry until heated through.

Step 3:

Add the mixed vegetables to the skillet and stir-fry until they are cooked but still crisp-tender.

Step 4:

Add the chilled cooked rice to the skillet and stir-fry, breaking up any clumps, until heated through and starting to turn golden brown.

Step 5:

Return the scrambled eggs to the skillet and stir to combine with the rice and vegetables.

Step 6:

In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil. Pour the sauce mixture over the rice and stir well to coat evenly.

Step 7:

Season the subgum fried rice with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in the sliced green onions.

Step 8:

Continue to cook for another minute or two, stirring constantly, until everything is heated through and well combined.

Serve hot as a delicious main dish or side dish. Enjoy your homemade subgum fried rice!

Tips to make delicious Subgum Fried Rice

  • Use long-grain rice like jasmine or basmati and cook it according to package instructions. Make sure the rice is cooled completely before frying to prevent it from becoming mushy.
  • When stir-frying the rice, vegetables, and protein, use a hot wok or skillet and keep the ingredients moving constantly to ensure even cooking and prevent sticking.
  • Dice the chicken or pork, chop the mixed vegetables, and beat the eggs before you start cooking. This will make the stir-frying process smoother and more efficient.
  • Use a combination of soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, and garlic to season the fried rice. Adjust the amounts to taste and consider adding a pinch of white pepper for extra flavor.

Variations

This Subgum Fried Rice is a dish that you can make in different ways, Here are some Variations you can try:

Shrimp Subgum Fried Rice: Substitute diced shrimp for the chicken or pork. Cook the shrimp until pink and opaque before adding it to the fried rice mixture.

Vegetable Subgum Fried Rice: Increase the amount of mixed vegetables and omit the meat altogether for a vegetarian version of the dish. You can also add extra vegetables like broccoli, bell peppers, or snow peas for more variety.

Beef Subgum Fried Rice: Use thinly sliced beef, such as flank steak or sirloin, instead of chicken or pork. Stir-fry the beef until cooked through before combining it with the rice and vegetables.

Spicy Subgum Fried Rice: Add a kick of heat by incorporating chopped chili peppers or a dash of chili sauce into the fried rice mixture. Adjust the level of spiciness to your preference for a zesty twist on the classic recipe.

How to serve Subgum Fried Rice

My favorite way to enjoy Subgum Fried Rice is as a wholesome meal on its own, with its hearty mix of rice, mixed vegetables, and protein. You can also try pairing it with grilled chicken or tofu for a delicious and satisfying dinner. For a quick and easy lunch option, wrap it up in a tortilla with some salsa (you can use Uncle Julio’s Salsa) and cheese. Another idea is to top it with a fried egg for a protein boost and extra flavor. With so many versatile options, Subgum Fried Rice is sure to become a favorite in your household too!

How to store

To store Subgum Fried Rice, allow it to cool completely before transferring it to an airtight container or resealable plastic bag. Place the container in the refrigerator and consume within 3-4 days for optimal freshness.

Conclusion

If you like Chinese food, Subgum Fried Rice is a dish you shouldn’t miss. It’s a delicious blend of rice, mixed vegetables, and your choice of protein, offering a burst of flavors and textures in every bite. Whether you’re craving a hearty meal or a flavorful side dish, Subgum Fried Rice is sure to satisfy your appetite and tantalize your taste buds. With its easy preparation and irresistible taste, it’s the perfect way to enjoy a taste of China right in your own home!

FAQ

What does “Subgum” mean in Subgum Fried Rice?

Subgum refers to a style of Chinese cuisine where a variety of ingredients, such as meats and vegetables, are mixed. Subgum Fried Rice typically includes a combination of diced meats and mixed vegetables.

Can I use different vegetables in Subgum Fried Rice?

Yes, you can customize the vegetables according to your preference. Common choices include carrots, peas, corn, bell peppers, and water chestnuts. Feel free to use any combination of vegetables you like!

What type of protein can I add to Subgum Fried Rice?

Cooked chicken, pork, beef, shrimp, or tofu are popular options for adding protein to Subgum Fried Rice. You can use one type of protein or a combination of your favorites.

How do I prevent the rice from becoming mushy?

To prevent the rice from becoming mushy, it’s important to use chilled, day-old rice. Freshly cooked rice tends to be too moist and can become mushy when fried. Chilling the rice in the refrigerator for a few hours or overnight helps it dry out slightly, resulting in a better texture when fried.

Subgum Fried Rice Recipe

Recipe by Wasian CookeryCourse: Main, SidesCuisine: ChineseDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Total time

25

minutes

This Subgum Fried Rice It’s a delicious and satisfying meal that’s easy to prepare at home.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked rice, preferably chilled

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1/2 cup cooked chicken, diced or cooked pork

  • 1/2 cup mixed vegetables (such as carrots, peas, and corn)

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Add the beaten eggs and scramble until cooked through. Remove the scrambled eggs from the skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil. Add the diced chicken or pork and stir-fry until heated through.
  • Add the mixed vegetables to the skillet and stir-fry until they are cooked but still crisp-tender.
  • Add the chilled cooked rice to the skillet and stir-fry, breaking up any clumps, until heated through and starting to turn golden brown.
  • Return the scrambled eggs to the skillet and stir to combine with the rice and vegetables.
  • In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil. Pour the sauce mixture over the rice and stir well to coat evenly.
  • Season the subgum fried rice with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in the sliced green onions.
  • Continue to cook for another minute or two, stirring constantly, until everything is heated through and well combined.
  • Serve hot as a delicious main dish or side dish. Enjoy your homemade subgum fried rice!

Notes

  • Use long-grain rice like jasmine or basmati and cook it according to package instructions. Make sure the rice is cooled completely before frying to prevent it from becoming mushy.
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