Recipe for Nigeria fried rice, fried rice is simply yellow rice stir fried in veggies. It is a delicious meal which is been enjoyed by many people in the world.
Ingredients For Preparing Nigeria Fried Rice
1 kg long rice
2 half cup of liver meat
3 1 kg chicken
4 2 tablespoons of seasoning
5 2 tablespoons of curry powder
6 fresh habanero pepper
7 half cup of runner beans
8 1 cup of mix veggies ( green peas, sweet corn, and red bell pepper)
9 1 big onion
10 half cup of spring onion
11 2-3 teaspoon of olive oil
12 1 teaspoon of dry thyme
13 1 teaspoon of salt
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Preparation For The Vegetable
1 cut and wash your chicken into large size. Add chucks of onions, thyme, salt, enough water and 1 tablespoon of seasoning. Cover and cook on high until the chicken is done. Take it off the heat and run it through a strainer. Put the chicken into the oven and set the stock aside for later use.
2 parboil the long rice in water for about 10mins. Cooking for this short period of time ensure it doesn’t get too soft before the curried rice preparation as well as removes some of the starch to prevent it from sticking together, wash and rinse with clean cold water.
3 place the washed rice in a pot and add the chicken stock, add some water, curry powder, seasoning cubes, salt to taste.
Cover the pot and leave it to cook till the liquid in the pot dries up leaving the softened but not too soft rice.
Flying the rice
1 Nigeria fried rice is usually done in batches ( if you want to go to the authentic way ) so you would have to divide the veggies, rice and liver into 4 or more batches depending on the size of your work or flying pan.
2 heat two teaspoon of vegetable oil/olive oil in a large pan or wok.
3 add the batch 1 veggies ( carrots, green pepper, peas, runner beans, spring onions ) and stir fry about 1 minute.
Add the liver and stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the rice and stir to incorporate the mixture, leave for 1 or 2 minutes before turning out into a pot.
4 repeat the process above till the whole batch is used up
Note if you do not want to go through the stress, simply stir fry all the veggies and liver in a pan. Add it to the curried rice and mix to incorporate, leave to heat further on low heat before turning off the burner. Enjoy your Nigeria fried rice.
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