Khao Pad Prik Gai – Fried Rice with Chicken






Thai Spicy Fried Rice with Chicken - Khao Pad Prik Gai
A quick and easy Thai midweek meal ideal for using up any leftover rice.
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  1. 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  2. 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  3. 4 small red chillies finely sliced
  4. 350g boneless chicken, breast or thigh, finely sliced
  5. 1 tablespoon of fish sauce
  6. 1/2 teaspoon of white sugar
  7. 1 tablespoon of light soy sauce
  8. 600g cooked rice
  9. a handful of sliced shallots - usa onion if you don't have these to hand
  10. coriander leaves to garnish
  1. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan and fry the garlic until golden brown.
  2. Add the chillies and the chicken and stir together until the chicken has started to cook.
  3. Add the fish sauce, sugar and light soy sauce and cook until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. It will only take a minute or two, don't overdo it or the chicken will be rubbery.
  5. Add the cooked rice and stir thoroughly.
  6. Stir in the sliced shallots and stir to mix.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.
Carole Mason

Carole Mason

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