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Cantonese sticky rice with chinese sausage

Chinese Sticky Rice (Lo Mai Fan)

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Savory sticky rice packed with umami flavors like Chinese sausage, dried shrimp, and shiitake mushrooms. A yum cha classic!

  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x




  • 1 cup Glutinous rice
  • 1/4 cup Jasmine rice
  • 2 tsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Dark soy sauce

To Stir Fry

  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp Dried shrimp
  • 5 pieces Dried scallop (optional), broken up
  • 2 Lap Cheung (Chinese sausage), thinly sliced
  • 10g Chinese cured pork belly, roughly chopped
  • 4 Dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked until softened and roughly chopped
  • 1 Spring onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Oyster sauce
  • 2 tsp Light soy
  • 1 tsp Dark soy
  • 2 tsp Sesame oil



  1. Add the jasmine rice and sticky rice to the pot of your rice cooker and wash until the water runs clear
  2. Fill the pot with water so that the rice is fully covered with a couple of inches of water extra, and let the rice soak for 20 minutes
  3. Once soaked pour out the water and add enough water so the rice is just covered
  4. Add the seasonings and stir to combine
  5. Then cook as per your rice cooker instructions
  6. Remove the rice from the rice cooker and set aside until time to stir fry

To Stir Fry

  1. Heat 2 tbsp of vegetable oil in your wok over high heat
  2. Add the dried shrimp, cured pork belly, Chinese sausage, and dried scallops, and stir fry for a minute until fragrant
  3. Turn the heat to low and add the sticky rice, dried mushrooms, oyster sauce, light soy, dark soy and sesame oil
  4. Break up the sticky rice with your wok lade or spatula and then press the rice into the bottom of the pan to make it crispy for a few minutes
  5. Then add your spring onion and toss to combine
  6. Transfer the rice to a bowl and serve
  • Author: Vincent Yeow Lim
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Category: Rice
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Cantonese


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 647
  • Sugar: 2.8 g
  • Sodium: 1207 mg
  • Fat: 21.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 93.5 g
  • Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 19.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.3 mg