Thai Crispy Rice Lettuce Wraps

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

loved the crispy rice at Silk Thai in Huntington Beach CA, this is what i make for my family at home

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1-2 cup(s) steamed rice, mixed with 1-2 TB red curry paste (and a bit of flour) – allow to dry out a bit or bake at 300 degrees for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat skillet very hot with 1 TB oil, add rice allowing to puff and jump, set aside and cook ground chicken in same skillet.
  3. Add 2 TB fish sauce (or to taste).
  4. add 3 TB fresh lime juice (or to taste).
  5. Add: 3 inch piece peeled, slivered ginger, ½ cup sliced green onion, ½ red onion slivered, and ½ bunch cilantro chopped.
  6. Serve on romaine lettuce leaves with red bell pepper garnish.
Most Helpful

I LOVE the Crispy Rice at Silk Thai, also! It was wonderful to find this recipe and attempt to replicate the experience. The recipe is very close. I added some Thai chilies, because we like spicy food, also, made the mistake of not allowing the rice/chicken breast mixture to cool before adding the remaining ingredients. Overall the flavor was wonderful, the rice was no longer crispy (my mistake). I will be making this again, with the change I mentioned previously. Great job on duplicating the recipe! Thank you.

glassbuddy1 July 18, 2016