Simple Ways to Make Delicious Crispy Rice
Step-by-step guide to making incredibly delicious crispy rice

There are many ways to make delicious and crispy rice that instantly captivate the senses of those who try it. Crispy rice can be prepared in various ways, such as with chili paste, shredded pork, etc., and each variation has its own unique flavor. Let’s get into the kitchen and make this dish; the steps are not difficult but rather simple and enjoyable, more than you might think.

How to Make Crispy Rice with Shredded Pork

Step-by-step guide to making crispy rice with shredded pork
Step-by-step guide to making crispy rice with shredded pork

Crispy rice with shredded pork is no longer unfamiliar to those who know about this dish. And to avoid the hassle of buying or ordering it, you can make it according to your preferences. This dish is quite appealing; you can choose it as a snack to treat your family, especially when there are children at home.

To make this dish, you need the following ingredients:

  • 2 bowls of glutinous rice (The rice should be well-cooked, not too soft).
  • Seasonings including: 50g sugar, 50ml vinegar and fish sauce, 10g chili powder and scallions, 2 tablespoons of lard, and shredded pork, depending on your preference.

Step-by-step to make crispy rice with shredded pork
Step-by-step to make crispy rice with shredded pork

After having all the above ingredients, you start the cooking process with the following steps:

  • Make chili sauce: Combine the seasonings including sugar, vinegar, water, fish sauce, and chili powder in a pan. Heat the mixture over low heat and stir until everything is well combined. Then add chopped scallions.
  • For the rice, mix it well with 2 tablespoons of lard and then place it in any mold, pressing it to form crispy rice (ensure even and thin layers). Do not press it for too long to maintain the delicious aroma and texture. Let it dry for about 3 hours until the rice becomes dry.
  • Once the rice is dry, proceed to heat a pan and fry the rice until golden and crispy on all sides. When it turns golden brown, drizzle the sauce mixture you made earlier over the rice and finally sprinkle the shredded pork. Now, the dish is ready to be served.

How to Make Crispy Rice with Chili Paste

Enjoying crispy rice with chili paste
Enjoying crispy rice with chili paste

Chili paste leaves a strong and spicy flavor that still brings pleasure to our taste buds. You should make it once in your life to have an attractive snack for yourself.

Making crispy rice with chili paste is also quite simple and quick, and you can succeed in your first attempt. The necessary ingredients are:

  • 500g glutinous rice (cooked or uncooked, steam it until well-cooked).
  • 30g dried shrimp and 50g dried shredded pork.
  • Various vegetables including: 10g minced garlic, 20g chopped scallions.
  • Various types of chili including: 30g chili sauce and chili paste, 10g chili powder and minced chili.
  • Seasonings: 50ml fish sauce, 40g white sugar.

Steps to make crispy rice with chili paste
Steps to make crispy rice with chili paste

Here are the basic steps to make this delicious crispy rice with chili paste:

  • Start by steaming the glutinous rice until well-cooked. While waiting, proceed to make the sauce, which is the main element of the dish.
  • Heat the oil in a pan, then add chopped scallions to make scallion oil. Next, add minced garlic to the pan and sauté until fragrant. Then, add sugar, fish sauce, and lime juice, along with the various types of chili. Stir everything together in the pan.
  • Once the sauce is boiling and all the ingredients have combined, add the dried shredded pork and stir for another 2 minutes before turning off the heat.
  • For the rice, after it’s cooked, let it cool and then press it into a mold and compress it. Take it out to dry in the sun (about 3 to 4 hours).
  • Proceed to fry the compressed rice until it becomes golden and crispy on all sides. When it’s ready, drizzle a bit of the chili sauce on top for seasoning. Be careful to pour the sauce slowly to savor the flavor; sometimes pouring too much can make the dish less appetizing.

How to Make Crispy Rice with Dipping Sauce

Delicious crispy rice with dipping sauce
Delicious crispy rice with dipping sauce

Another way to enjoy crispy rice is to dip it in sauce – an unexpected but perfect combination. The cooking process for the rice is the same as the steps above; the sauce is made by combining available ingredients.

The ingredients for the dipping sauce are similar to those used for chili paste. You can add the lard directly to the sauce or evenly distribute it on the crispy rice before frying it.

To make the dish more enjoyable, you can break the crispy rice into small pieces and dip them directly into the sauce. Apply the sauce according to your preference while eating to avoid the rice becoming too soft and losing its original deliciousness. Also, you can use the sauce sparingly to fully appreciate its flavor.

Above are some ways to make delicious crispy rice, simple and easy to follow. Hopefully, through the sharing in this article, readers can grasp the recipes, ingredients, and steps needed to create a tasty and attractive dish. So, hurry up and make this dish to savor and enjoy whenever you have free time.