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Chinese Sticky Rice Recipes-Two Ways
Chinese Sticky Rice Recipes-Two Ways
Prep Time
4 hrs
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
4 hrs 40 mins
Chinese sticky rice recipes--both savory and sweet version introduced.
Course: staple food
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Sticky Rice
Servings: 3
Calories: 617 kcal
Author: Elaine
For savory version
  • 1 cup sticky rice
  • 6 dried mushroom
  • 2 tablespoons dried small shrimp , optional
  • Half of Chinese sausage , around 1/4 cup sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 garlic clove , finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions , chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
For sweet version
  • 1/2 cup sticky rice
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lard
  • 1/2 cup red bean paste
  • oil for brushing the bottoms
  • Red date for decorating
  • Raisin for decorating
  • Dried cranberry for decorating
  1. Soak the sticky rice in clean water for around 4 hours. Drain and set aside.
  2. Spread the rice on a wide plate..Set up the steamer and steam the sticky rice around 20 minutes until half cooked.
For savory version
  1. Prepare the steamed sticky rice and add 1/2 tablespoon of cooking oil and mix well so that they will not be sticky to each other.
  2. Wash the mushrooms carefully and firstly soak them with hot water for around 10 minutes. Wash again to remove sands and soak again with half cup of clean water. Reserve the soaking liquid for the following stir- fry process. Strain the liquid and set aside.
  3. Soak the dried shrimp too. And then cut shrimp and mushrooms either into small dices or slices.
  4. Set up the steamer; spread the rice on a wide plate and steam the sticky rice around 20 minutes until half cooked. Transfer out to a large bowl. Add 1/2 tablespoon of cooking oil and mix well so that they will not be sticky to each other.
  5. Heat up the wok with around 1/2 tablespoon cooking oil and then fry the sausage until there is some oil released. Add garlic, mushrooms and dried shrimp. Fry for around minute; place sticky rice in.
  6. Slowly add the water for soaking mushrooms by batches, around 1 tablespoon each time until the sticky rice is well cooked. Pour in soy sauce, oyster sauce and sesame oil. Mix well. Taste to see whether pinch of salt is needed. Add half of the green onion and mix well. Garnish the left before serving.
For sweet version.
  1. Prepare the steamed rice and add sugar and lard. Mix well when the rice is still hot.
  2. Prepare a regular rice bowl around 10 cm diameter. Brush some vegetable oil on bottom and lay the decorations. You can use some favorite nuts too.
  3. Transfer the sticky rice to the rice bowl and slightly press them.
  4. Add red bean paste and flat with a scoop.
  5. Continue steaming for around 20 minutes to 30 minute. Cover the bowl with a plate. Turn the bowl over to transfer the content to the serving plate.
  6. Serve hot!
Nutrition Facts
Chinese Sticky Rice Recipes-Two Ways
Amount Per Serving
Calories 617 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Cholesterol 112mg37%
Sodium 606mg26%
Potassium 224mg6%
Carbohydrates 117g39%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 280IU6%
Vitamin C 3.2mg4%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.