Easy-to-prepare Fragrant Taro Rice, the ingredients include soft moist taro, mushroom, lap cheong and dried shrimp. A must-try recipe for taro lover!



  • 450 g uncooked white rice
  • 2 sticks lap cheong (Chinese sausage)
  • 1 stalk scallion
  • 100 g shallot
  • 300 g taro
  • 30 g mushroom (soaked & drained, keep the soaking water)
  • 50 g dried shrimp (soaked & drained, keep the soaking water)
  • 100 g + 650 g water from soaking ingredients
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 1/4 tsps dark soy sauce
  • 3/4 tsp fine salt


1 Rinse white rice for 2 times with water, drain off the water completely.

2 Steam lap cheong for 10 minutes until cooked through.

3 Chop scallion. Dice lap cheong. Slice shallot. Dice taro. Dice soaked mushroom. Finely chop soaked dried shrimp.

4 Add shallot to 200 g of cooking oil, mix well. Cook over medium-high heat until lightly brownedOff the heat, continue to cook with residual heat until golden brown. Put fried shallot on a sieve to drain off the oil, set aside to cool.

5 Preheat 6 tbsps of cooking oil, add in dried shrimp, cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add in mushroom and taro, cook for another 2 minutes.

6 Add in uncooked white rice, continue to cook for 2 minutes.

7 Add oyster sauce, dark soy sauce and fine salt to 100 g of water from soaking ingredients, mix well, add to white rice, cook until liquid has dried up.

8 Transfer to rice cooker, add in 650 g of water from soaking ingredients, cook with “White Rice” function. (Reminder: Adjust the amount of water added according to the type of white rice you use.)

9 When the rice is cooked, add in lap cheong and scallion, mix well.
10 Garnish with some fried shallot before serving.
Photo & Recipe credited to: My Kitchen 101

Ingredients used in this recipe

# Item Name Unit Quantity Price
1 Spring Onion 100g 1 RM 3.55
2 Bawang Kecil Thai/Thai Shallot 300g 1 RM 3.95
3 Woh Hup Oyster Sauce 500mL 1 RM 5.60
4 LKK Mushroom Dark Soy Sauce 500mL 1 RM 6.60
5 Mewah Fragrant Rice 5kg 1 RM 39.90
6 Double Swallow Fine Salt 375g 1 RM 1.10
8 Yam pc (~500g) 1 RM 11.95
9 Bunny Fresh Dried Mushroom 40g 1 RM 4.55

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