Cinnamon Fried Rice
Servings Prep Time
4servings 25minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
75minutes 135minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 25minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
75minutes 135minutes
Cinnamon Rice
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3cups water
  • 1cup long grain rice(ex. Jasmine or Texmati)
Fried Rice
  • 3Tbsps vegetable oildivided 1 1/2 + 1 1/2 Tbsps
  • 2large eggs
  • 1 leekthinly sliced
  • 6cloves garlicminced
  • 1 1/2Tbsps curry powder
  • 2 carrotspeeled and diced
  • 2small turnipspeeled and diced
  • 4Tbsps rice wine (Mirin)or sub 2 Tbsps white wine + 2 Tbsps rice vinegar
  • 2tsps sugar
  • 1/2cup water
  • 1cup frozen peas
  • 3Tbsps soya sauce
  • 1/2tsp ground black pepper
Cinnamon Rice
  1. Bring water to a boil with cinnamon sticks in it and simmer 30 minutes. Measure out 2 cups of water. Discard any remaining water. Return cinnamon water and stick to the pan.
  2. Rinse the rice for 3 minutes. Add rice to the cinnamon water and cook 20 minutes. Remove rice from the heat, fluff and let sit covered 15 minutes. Remove cover and allow to cool 1 hour. Spread rice out on a baking sheet to cool completely. Stir to separate rice kernels. Refrigerate at least one hour. (This can be done the day before and refrigerated).
Fried Rice
  1. Heat 1 1/2 Tbsps vegetable oil in a large sauce pan. Scramble the eggs lightly. Add the leeks and garlic and saute 3 minutes. Add the curry powder and stir for about 10 seconds till mixed in.
  2. Add the carrots and turnips to the egg/leek/garlic mixture. Combine the sugar and rice wine (or wine/vinegar mixture). Then add 2 Tbsps of the rice wine and 1/2 cup of water the vegetable mixture. Boil for about 8 minutes.
  3. Add the soya sauce, black pepper and frozen peas to the pan. Finally add the cold rice and mix in thoroughly. Heat through. This make take 7 or 8 minutes or more depending on the size of your pan.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 305 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 106mg 35%
Sodium 839mg 35%
Potassium 381mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 15g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 128%
Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 9%
Iron 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.