Thai Fried Rice with Egg

This is a wonderful side dish to have with chicken, pork or another kind of meat, or you could enjoy it by itself for lunch or a light evening meal. Thai fried rice with egg is similar to the Chinese egg fried rice you might be more familiar with. We are just including typical Thai flavors instead of Chinese ones.

This only takes about 5 minutes to make because you are warming up the rice, cooking the vegetables to al dente (which doesn’t take long) and cooking shrimp (which doesn’t take long either!) If you prefer to use chicken or another protein, shredded cooked chicken can be tossed in at the end with the green onions, and just warmed through. You can also omit the chicken for a vegetarian version of the dish.

What Else is in Thai Fried Rice with Egg?

Known as khao phat in Thai (since khao means rice and phat means stir-frying) this dish is often made with shrimp, chicken or crab, along with onion, garlic and perhaps tomatoes as well.

Traditionally Thai fried rice is made with Thai jasmine rice, but you can use any kind of leftover cooked rice to make it. Fish sauce and soy sauce are typical flavorings, and we also love a little oyster sauce in the mix. A pinch of sugar is good if you want to add sweetness.

Serve this with chopped cucumber and fresh tomatoes perhaps. You can garnish the rice with cilantro (fresh coriander) leaves and offer hot sauce, lime wedges and black pepper on the side. Pineapple fried rice and coconut fried rice are other famous Thai rice dishes.

Thai Fried Rice with Egg
What a great way to use up leftover rice! We are adding onion, garlic, egg, shrimp, Thai fish sauce and more, to make this delicious entree or side dish which boasts authentic flavors of Thailand in each bite.
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Cuisine: Thai
Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 1
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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • ⅓ chopped white onion
  • 6 chopped peeled medium shrimp
  • 1½ cups (300g) cold cooked rice (1 or 2 days old is best)
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tablespoon oyster sauce
  • ½ tablespoon soy sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon palm sugar or white sugar (optional)
  • Thai fish sauce, to taste
  • 2 chopped green onions (spring onions)
To Serve
  • Lime wedges
  • Chili sauce
Instructions
  1. Heat a wok on the stove and add 1 tablespoon of oil to it.
  2. Now add the garlic and white onion, and cook for 15 seconds.
  3. Add the shrimp and fry for 30 seconds.
  4. Add about ⅓ of the rice, and stir fry it for 10 seconds.
  5. Push the rice up the sides of the wok and crack the egg into the middle.
  6. Stir the egg for a few seconds, then mix it into the rice for 20 seconds.
  7. Add another ⅓ of the rice and stir well, then add the rest of the rice and mix.
  8. Stir in the oyster sauce, soy sauce and a pinch of sugar too, if liked.
  9. Add some fish sauce to taste (a little goes a long way so a few drops should be enough).
  10. Cook for another 30 seconds or until the veggies are crisp-tender.
  11. Add the green onions and cook, stirring, for 15 seconds, until just warmed through.
  12. Serve with lime slices and chili sauce on the side.
Notes
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