Classic Thai Fried Rice

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


From "Practical Thai Cooking" by Puangkram C. Schmitz & Michael J. Worman.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tsp
    red curry paste
  • 1/2 lb
    tofu, diced
  • 4 c
    cooked long grain rice
  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1
    green onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 10
    green onions, garnish
  • 1
    thin cucumber, thinly sliced, garnish

How to Make Classic Thai Fried Rice


  1. Heat the oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the curry paste and stir-fry until it releases its aroma. Add the tofu and cook another 3 minutes. Add the rice, mix and fry for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the soy sauce, green onion and cilantro and transfer to a serving dish and garnish.

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About Classic Thai Fried Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Thai
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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