/ Monday, August 24, 2009 / 9 Comments / , , ,

Stir-Fry Rice Rolls

These stir-fry rice rolls are one of my favorites whenever we have dim sum. So, I decided to have a go at making them at home. They are easy to make, only a few ingredients. I added a few dried chilies to give the rice rolls a hint of spiciness. Do give this recipe a try, it’s simple and delicious.

Stir-Fry Rice Rolls
(Printable Recipe)


1 1/2 lb Rice Rolls, cut into 1 inch length
2 Cloves Garlic, chopped
3 - 5 Dried Chilies, cut into 1/2 inch length
250 g Bean Sprouts, washed and drained
3 Tbsp Light Soy Sauce
2 Tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
1 1/2 Tbsp Peanut Oil
Sea Salt to taste
Freshly Ground White Pepper


Heat peanut oil in a wok and cook the garlic on a low heat. Remove the garlic when they are fragrant and golden in color.

Turn the heat on high add dried chilies, give it a quick stir then mix in the rice rolls and stir-fry for about 10 seconds. Then mix in the garlic, bean sprouts and cook briefly.

Add the light and dark soy sauce and mix well. Season with salt (if necessary), and serve immediately with scallions and some freshly ground white pepper.

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  1. This dish sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing your recipe :)

  2. This looks wonderful. But I have a question. What, exactly, are rice rolls?

  3. I had the same question. Is that chow fun?

  4. Is this akin to chow fun (dried), but without the beef?


  5. @Karine: You are most welcome.

    @Finsmom: Thanks. Do try the recipe.

    @kelanth1013, Ninette, Pamela: Rice rolls are also known as rice noodle rolls and Chee cheong fun. Yes, they are akin to chow fun but in rolls.

  6. Quick question--what exactly is "light soy sauce"? I've never come across such a thing in any specialty grocer (excepting "light" as in low sodium), and I was wondering if you could clarify. Thanks!

  7. Hi Shelle, light soy sauce is the same as Soy or Soya Sauce.

  8. I am a food blog addict and yours is the first to really inspire me to try cooking the dishes. I made these tonight with great success, with fresh hot and sweet chili peppers, and kale from the farmer's market. Thanks for all of your recipes and inspiring photographs!



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