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Kao Pad Krapao - Thai Chicken Fried Rice with Basil


Rice & Chicken

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  • (2) tbs. vegetable oil
  • (3) cloves garlic, minced
  • (1) tbs. chopped fresh Thai red chili pepper
  • (8) ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts (bite size)
  • (2) cups cold cooked rice
  • (1) tbs. sugar
  • (1) tbs. fish sauce
  • (1) tbs. soy sauce
  • (2) tbs. chopped shallots
  • (1/3) cup Thai holy basil (regular basil ok)
  • (1) tbs. chopped fresh cilantro


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1


1. In a wok or large skillet, stir-fry garlic in oil until golden; then add chilies and chicken and stir-fry until chicken is cooked.

2. Add rice, sugar, fish sauce, and soy sauce, and stir-fry, mixing gently.

3. When well mixed, add shallots, basil leaves and cilantro; cook another minute or so, and serve.

4. If you desire, serve with lime wedges, chile sauce, fish sauce, or soy sauce at the table.


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