Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Thai Chilli Basil Rice


3 cups cooked & a day old jasmine rice
1 cup frozen peas & carrots
1/2 cup parboiled snow peas
1 cup Bean sprouts
1 cup chopped Thai Basil
1/4 cup chopped chives
1 egg
2 shallots finely chopped
5-6 cloves of garlic finely chopped
2 Fresh Red chilli sliced
2 tsp fish sauce
2 tsp soya sauce
2 tsp cooking wine or sherry (optional)
1 tsp brown sugar
2 tsp oil
2 tsp toasted sesame oil
salt to taste


  • Heat a wok, add 1 tsp oil and then when its hot add an egg and cook stirring until they are lightly scrambled but not too dry 
  • Then add 1 tsp oil and add in the garlic, shallots,chilli and fry for a minute
  • Add Basil, fish sauce,soya sauce, cooking wine, brown sugar and stir for few seconds
  • Add the vegetables,cooked rice,salt and mix till well combined and then add the chives,bean sprouts and cook for 5 more minutes
  • Lastly add the sesame oil and mix well and then serve hot