Monday, September 07, 2009

Yam Rice

Yam is probably one of my favorite root vegetables. It can be used as a dessert, snack and even in a main dish like this one. Yam chopped up add into "claypot rice" adds a texture to it.

I spotted Little inbox having an awesome recipe for Yam Rice as well (SOO love her presentation too!).

Yam Rice (Serves 4-5)
2 cups of rice (I use basmatic)

1 tsp of garlic minced
300 grams of Yam chopped
500 grams of chicken thigh meat diced
10 dried shitake mushrooms hydrated and diced

2-3 tablespoon of oyster sauce
2 tablespoon of soya sauce
2-3 tablespoon of Hua Tiao Wine
dashes of pepper

1) Marinate chicken with seasoning. Set aside for around 15-20 mins.

2) Heat pan with oil. Cook garlic. Sizzle chicken and add yam and mushrooms. Add a few tablespoons of water and cover.

3) Meanwhile cook rice.

4) After around 10 mins, add chicken into the rice pot. Cook till rice is done.

Serve with veges! =)


Little Inbox said...

Hehe, thanks for the link. We have different version of yam rice. :)

very culinary said...

I voted for you again today!

ai wei said...

i had pumpkin rice but never have yam rice before. din know yam can be with rice. love yam a lot!!!

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

minus the chicken n u hav the perfect rice to eat with some bak kut teh!

An Asian Traveler said...

Yam rice looks interesting. I want to try this food.

noobcook said...

I've yet to try yam rice but it's definitely on my to-try list. Looks like a really healthy one-dish meal especially when you use basmatic rice :)

Little Corner of Mine said...

I do love yam rice as I love yam! This kind of rice can be quite filling.

SIG said...

My grandma used to cook this dish, thanks for the memories. :)

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