Savory sticky rice is a classic comfort dish. The chewy, sticky rice is complemented by tons of savory mix-ins.
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese, Vietnamese
Keyword glutinous rice, Rice,, sticky rice
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 50minutes
1 ½cupglutinous rice
3tablespoondried shrimp, soaked and diced
1linkchinese sausage, sliced thin
8ozshiitake mushrooms, sliced
3tablespoonvegetable oil, divided
2cloves garlic, minced
3tablespoonsoy sauce, divided
2tbsp fried shallotoptional
Other Mix-In Suggestions
Vietnamese pork roll (cha lua)
shredded rotisserie chicken
thinly sliced scrambled egg
Rinse the glutinous rice two or three times to get rid of the excess starch. Add water and cook according to rice cooker instructions.
While you rice is cooking, soak dried shrimp in a bowl of warm water for about 15 minutes. Dice.
Slice the chinese sausage into thin rounds or dice into small cubes
In a small nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoon of oil and cook scallions down until fragrant and bright green.
In a large skillet or heavy bottomed pan, remaining 1 tablespoon oil and saute shiitake mushrooms, chinese sausage and chopped dried shrimp. When the sausage is shiny and has rendered out some fat, add minced garlic. Cook the garlic briefly before adding 2 tablespoon of soy sauce.
Turn off the heat and add the cooked sticky rice and scallion oil. Carefully mix the rice into the ingredients. Be careful not to crush the cooked rice grains. Use a rubber spatula or your hands.
Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of soy sauce if desired. Add the optional pork floss at this time.
Plate topped with fresh scallion and fried shallot