Ingredients

  • Serves 5 people
  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 2 garlic cloves (sliced)

  • 2 shallots (sliced)

  • 4 shitake mushrooms (sliced)

  • 2 tbsp dried shrimp (soaked, drained and chopped)

  • 300 g taro (cut into cubes)

  • ½ tsp pepper

  • 4 tsp dark soya sauce

  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce

  • 200 g rice

  • ¾ cup + 110 ml water

  • 2 tbsp fried shallots

  • 1 sprig coriander

  • 1 red chilli (julienned thinly)

Taro Rice (Yam Rice)
Recipe Courtesy of Asian Food Network

Taro Rice (Yam Rice)

The perfect dish for busy days, the Taro Rice is a fluffy, aromatic, and flavorful Chinese-style yam rice that is wholesome enough to eat on its own, or as a staple to accompany your mains. It takes just 30 minutes to get it from the stove to table and the best part? You may use your trusty rice cooker to do most of the work!
  • Easy
  • 15 min
  • 30 min
  • 15 min
  • 3 steps
  • 14 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 3 steps
  • 14 Ingredients
  • 15 min
  • 30 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Sauté ingredients and taro cubes

    • Heat oil in pan at medium heat. Sauté sliced shallots and garlic until fragrant.
      Add chopped dried shrimps and diced shiitake mushrooms for 30 secs.
    • Add taro cubes and continue sautéing.


  2. Cook taro cubes

    • Deglaze the pan with ¾ cup water
    • Add light soy sauce, dark soy sauce and sprinkle some pepper
    • Mix well and let it simmer until taro cubes are slightly softened
    Cook taro cubes


  3. Cook rice

    • In a rice cooker or pot, add in washed rice and water
    • Add the sautéd taro cubes onto the top of the rice
    • Cook rice at high heat. Once it begins to boil, reduce heat to the minimum and allow rice to cook for 10-15 min. Allow rice to rest for another 5 min before giving it a mix.


Garnish and Serve!

Garnish with fried shallots, coriander and chilli.

Garnish and Serve!

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