Cooking Course recipe – Fried Rice (ข้าวผัด)
Fried rice is originally coming from China and probably is the most known food export from this marvelous cuisine. It first became a staple dish in almost all surrounding countries and then made it’s way all around the world in myriads of different ways to prepare.
In this cooking lesson we will prepare Fried Rice Chicken. Of course in the variety how fried rice developed in Thailand. Like many other Thai dishes you can cook Fried Rice with a variety of meats. Seafood or just vegetarian with tofu is an option as well. The main difference to the Chinese original is the choice of rice. In Thailand this dish is prepared with Jasmine Rice instead of regular long-grain rice.
The Thai name (ข้าวผัด) is pronounced Khao Phat. Khao means “rice” in Thai, and Phad “being stir-fried.
Thai fried rice is usually served with some lime and sliced cucumber as a side.
Now it is time to get hands on experience. Have fun with this lesson of our cooking course.
Cooking Class Fried Rice
Preheat a large wok or a large pan to medium heat
Pour coconut oil or vegetable oil in
Add garlic and fry until yellow
Add chicken and fry until cooked, add egg and keep frying.
Add carrots, baby corn, cabbage and peas and fry until all the vegetables are soft
Add the soy sauce and the sugar and add at last the tomatoes and the spring onions