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Yeung Chow fried rice

Yeung Chow fried rice (Chinese: 扬州炒饭; pinyin: Yang Zhou Chao Fan; variously Romanised Yangchow Yung Chow, Yang Chow, Yangzhou, Yeong Chow) is a popular Chinese-style wok fried rice dish in many Chinese restaurants in China, the Americas, Australia, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. The ingredients vary, but there are staple items like:

Cooked rice (preferably day old because freshly cooked rice is too sticky)

Cooked shrimp

Diced cha shao/char siu pork or Lap Cheong

Scallions (spring onions or green onions), chopped, including green end

fresh vegetables such as Kai-lan, carrots, peas, corn, bamboo shoots, etc.

Eggs

Some variations of the dish include other vegetables such as peas, carrots and corn. The peas may be a replacement for the green onions. Some western Chinese restaurants also use soy sauce to flavor the rice. A variant with small pieces of chicken also added is often sold in the UK as special fried rice.

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