Thai Chicken Fried Rice with Basil - Kao Pad Krapao

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

Another delicious way to enjoy fried rice, fragrant with the heady aroma of basil!

Top Review by basia1

Excellent recipe. Extremely easy to make - in fact, this was all I made for dinner. Wonderful aroma while cooking, and a great flavor. I actually used aborito rice because that's all I had, but I cooked it as rice and not risotto. Wonderful! Thanks, Sue!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a wok or large skillet, stir-fry garlic in oil until golden; then add chilies and chicken and stir-fry until chicken is cooked.
  2. Add rice, sugar, fish sauce, and soy sauce, and stir-fry, mixing gently.
  3. When well mixed, add shallots, basil leaves and cilantro; cook another minute or so, and serve.
  4. If you desire, serve with lime wedges, chile sauce, fish sauce, or soy sauce at the table.

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