Thursday, January 26, 2023

Recipe: Thai Fried Rice with Prawns

This month I’ll be bringing you dishes from Southeast Asia!

Thai fried rice with prawnsI will be traveling Southeast Asia for the next month or so bringing you as many wonderful recipes as I can! Right now I’m in Koh Samui, Thailand and I’d like to share one of my favorite dishes with you!! I truly hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Thai fried rice is available at any restaurant or street stall, the different varieties of fried rice are highly popular in Thailand. Here’s a recipe that includes curry paste. Feel free to alter ingredients by adding chicken or pineapple and so on ??

Serves 2.

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons sour curry paste – “kaeng som”
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2-4 prawns
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon sugar
50 g (1/2-3/4 cup) snake beans, sliced
1 small tomato, chopped
400 g (about 2 cups) cooked rice
2 tablespoons soy sauce
Garnish : cucumber slices, lime, spring onions

  • Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat. Stir-fry curry paste and garlic until garlic is lightly golden (about 1 minute). Add onion and prawns, then cook for about 2 more minutes.
  • Push the mixture to one side of the pan and scramble the egg on the other side.
  • Add beans, tomato and sugar. Stir-fry briefly, then add rice and soy sauce. Mix well. Taste to adjust the seasoning.
  • Garnish with cucumber slices, lime, spring onions.

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Mary Vendetti
Mary Vendetti
Welcome to Mary’s Kitchen, I was born in Coronado and have been a personal chef on the island for several years specializing in farm to table homestyle cuisine. My goal is to share with you my passion for food and travel by introducing you to recipes from around the world.