Thai Rice Recipe


This is the popular Fried Thai rice also known as Khao Phat. Does about six servings.

* 3 cups of already cooked rice
* 1/4 cup of corn (small grain)
* 1/2 cup of finely chopped pineapple
* 1/4 cup of diced tomatos
* 1/2 cup of red kidney beans (washed and boiled or ready to serve)
* 1 tablespoon of minced garlic
* 1/4 cup of chopped long beans
* 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
* 3 tablespoon of vegetable oil
* 1/2 teaspoon of salt
* 5 green of diced chiles
* Optional cooked and fried egg crumbs to put on top of the final rice mixture.
* Optional few slices of cucumber
* Optional few finely sliced onion

Heat the oil in a wok, and when hot, fry the garlic until fragrant.Then add the kidney beans,baby corn, long beans and rice and stir fry until the rice is throughly mixed up with the vegetables. Then add the tomato and pineapple. Season to taste with soy sauce, salt and green chiles. Stir throughly, dip onto plates, and serve with spring onions and sliced cucumber. 6 servings

Fry the garlic into the oil of a preheated wok. Incorporate the beans, corn and rice. Fry the mixture while stirring without over cooking (burning). Incorporate the chopped pineapple and tomatoes and add the desired seasonning using the soy sauce, chiles and salt.

For a nice classic Thai plate presentation, add a few cucumber an onion slices as well as the optional fried egg crumbs.