S'pore home chef demonstrates recipe for Din Tai Fung-inspired fried rice

Looks nice.

Mandy How| February 11, 03:30 PM

Now you can replicate Din Tai Fung's famous fried rice at home, thanks to cooking channel Spice N' Pans.

Spice N' Pans is the project of a Singaporean couple, Roland and Jamie, who specialise in Singapore-influenced Chinese food.

Screenshot via Spice N' Pans

Although the recipe demonstration was first uploaded to YouTube about a year ago, the couple recently shared the video to Facebook on Feb. 4.

Step-by-step demonstration

The video brings the viewer through the process in clear, concise steps, so that even beginners in the kitchen won't fumble.

Screenshot via Spice' N Pans

Screenshot via Spice' N Pans

Here's a rough guide to the process:

  1. Soak the (de-shelled) prawns in a mixture of ice, water, sugar, and baking soda
  2. After half an hour, fry the prawns to about 80 per cent done
  3. Take the prawns out, and cook the egg
  4. Add cooked rice that has been left overnight
  5. Add chicken stock powder
  6. Add spring onions and pepper

Various useful tips are also scattered throughout the video, on how to achieve the Din Tai Fung taste.

This is the end result: 

You can watch the video, either on Facebook or YouTube, for the complete walkthrough:


Top photo via Spice' N Pans, Din Tai Fung