Happy Halloween!! This is a dish that we cook when we have a big pumpkin- One pot fragrant pumpkin rice.
Mix all ingredients below into a bowl to marinade:
150 g chicken thigh fillet or pork, cut into small pieces
2 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoon oyster sauce
¼ teaspoon white pepper
½ teaspoon salt or to taste
2 tablespoons vegetables oil
1/3 cup dried shrimp, soaked into hot water for 5 minutes, drained
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 cm ginger, shredded
150 g pumpkin flesh, diced
2 cups basmati rice, washed and drained
3 ¼ cups water (for normal rice, 2 cups of rice with 3 cup water)
1. Marinate the chicken with the rest of the ingredients into a bowl and set aside for at least 10 minutes.
2. Heat oil into the fry-pan or wok, fry the dried shrimps until fragrant. Add garlic and ginger, fry until the garlic lightly brown. Add pumpkin and chicken and keep stir fry until the chicken nearly cooked. Pour it into rice cooker.
3. Add rice and water and into the rice cooker and let it cooks.
4. Serve hot and garnish with sliced spring onion or coriander leaves.