Sweet fried rice with almonds & cinnamon
Sweet Fried Rice Almonds Cinnamon
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:25:48 AM. Recipe ID 59916. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Sweet fried rice with almonds & cinnamon
Categories: Rice, Oriental
Yield: 4 Servings
1 c Mixed dried fruit, diced
1 1/4 c Water
2 ts Vanilla
1 tb Peanut oil
1/2 c Whole almonds
4 tb Butter
1/3 c Thinly sliced onion
1/3 c Sugar
1 1/2 ts Cinnamon
3 c Cooked rice
1 pn Salt
1/8 ts Ground cloves
Soak the dried fruit in the water with 1 teaspoon of the vanilla for
Heat the oil in a wok; add almonds and stir-fry until toasted, about
1 minute. Remove with a slotted spoon.
Reduce the heat to moderate and add 2 tablespoons of the butter. Add
the onions and stir-fry until lightly browned.
Add 1/4 cup of the sugar and continue to stir-fry until the sugar is
melted and lightly caramelized.
Add 1/2 teaspoon of the cinnamon and the dried fruit mix- ture.
Stir-fry for 1 minute. Remove to a bowl.
Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in the wok; add rice, remaining
vanilla, sugar and the salt. Stir-fry until rice is in separate
grains and some grains have toasted lightly.
Push the rice up the sides of the wok and pour the fruit in the
center. Mix in the rice.
Turn out onto a platter and decorate with the toasted al- monds.
Sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon mixed with cloves.
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