The Cantonese rice is a mixture of several flavours: the rice is quite neutral, but the vegetables and pieces of meat bring an explosion of taste very appreciable! The textures are also different: between the fondant of the rice, the tenderness of the meat, the crunchiness of the vegetables...
It will be necessary to opt for a dry white wine, rather light and not very aromatic, with a beautiful minerality and a full-bodied point. Its raw explosion on the palate is in perfect balance with the multiple tastes of Cantonese rice.
The white wines of Provence are sunny and full-bodied, perfect to accompany Cantonese rice. Try a bandol or a Coteaux-D'aix-en-provence. You can also go to the Rhone Valley and taste a Saint-joseph. The white begins with emerald reflections on a pale robe but evolves towards gold. It has a very good balance between acidity and softness.
Finally, test the wines of Burgundy like a Chablis. On the nose, the notes are very fresh, mineral and citrus fruit. The Chablis is dry and gives off an invigorating acidity, it is perfect with a Cantonese rice with shrimps!
When people say "cantonnais rice", you probably think of peas, diced ham and omelette.
In reality, the real name of Cantonese rice is Chinese stir-fry rice. The traditional recipe is very simple: it allows you to finish the simple rice by adding eggs. But depending on the region and what you want, Cantonese rice, or sautéed rice, can contain several ingredients: chicken, shrimps, various vegetables...
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