Pancetta works well as a substitute. Jasmine rice is authentic for thai fried rice but can substitute with long grain or medium grain rice.
When everything is blended together and rice is hot remove from heat and stir in the basil.
Thai basil fried rice recipe authentic. Garnish with cilantro if desired. I like to add some dried basil with the fresh for extra taste. Time to make the sauce for thai basil fried rice.
How we make our thai fried rice with pork and basil. The chefs at milk street used jasmine rice for this recipe which provided a welcomed sweet flavor. Thai basil chicken recipe pad kra pao gai ผ ดกระเพราไก you ve got to have the fried egg on the side.
About 4 minutes more if you like the heat to further crisp the rice a bit. Pinch off the head and de shell the body but keep the tail on for thai style and try to retain the shrimp oil from inside the head on top of the body. Then add the chicken or pork.
If it s a fried rice emergency and we all have those cook rice spread on tray then freeze or refrigerate until cold. This is what will give you fried rice a wonderful red orange color and a nice rich flavor. You could carefully smash with knife and chop if you don t have mortar and pestle.
Add the garlic and serrano peppers stirring quickly. Add cold rice fish sauce or soy sauce oyster sauce and stir fry the rice until its coated brown. An excellent thai fish sauce is essential and while pork belly a traditional ingredient for this dish can be hard to find in the u s.
Add more soy oyster or fish sauce if necessary or to taste. 1 add crushed garlic and chili to a warm wok with oil and fry for a few seconds. Raise the heat to high and add the chilled rice.
Whisk together the oyster sauce fish sauce and sugar in a bowl. Heat the oil in a wok over medium high heat until the oil begins to smoke. Add fresh basil and stir about for another minute or two.
Cook until the chicken is no longer pink. The best way to approach the shrimp is to start with whole fresh shrimp. Dish out a plate of freshly steamed jasmine rice scoop the hot thai basil chicken pad kra pao gai ผ ดกระเพราไก onto one side of your rice and nestle your fried egg on the other side of the plate.
Mix oyster sauce fish sauce palm sugar and black or white pepper in a small mixing bowl set aside. But long grain white or basmati works too. After finding holy basil at the markets this weekend i decided to try something new in addition to my usual go to dishes.
Stir until blended with the sauce and other ingredients breaking up clumps of rice with the back of a spoon. Best if refrigerated overnight to dry out grains. Slice shallot and set aside along with garlic and chili.
I made khao pad gaprow or fried rice with holy basil. Stir in the chicken bell pepper onion and oyster sauce mixture. Fry over low heat until the meat is done.
2 add the oyster sauce fish sauce and sugar. This dish is very similar to pad gaprow but differs in that you add rice to the main components of the dish rather than serving it alongside white jasmine rice. It has the right amount of salt and fat.