Easy Thai Food Recipe: Kao Pad Samoonprai (Thai Herb Fried Rice)

Easy Thai Food Recipe: Kao Pad Samoonprai (Thai Herbs Fried Rice)


1 cup cooked shrimp or seafood you like
1 cup cooked jasmine rice
1 lemongrass (cut diagonally and thin)
5 kaffir lime leaves (cut)
5 pieces galangal
5 crushed red chili peppers (more or less as you prefer)
10 leaves basil
1 egg
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tbap. minced garlic
1 tbsp. fish sauce
1 tsp. sugar

Cooking Instruction:

1. Heat the pan and then add olive oil. When the pan is hot, put minced garlic and fry until it smells good.

2. Put lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, galangal and peppers. Fry until it smells nice.

3. Add egg and beat in the pan. Fry until the egg is cooked.

4. Now, add shrimp or seafood and then rice, fish sauce, sugar. Lastly, put basil then mix well.

Easy Thai recipe of Thai herbs is good for your health. Galangal, for example, is Thai folk medicine that helps you with abdominal pain, vomiting, hiccups and diarrhea. It has hot and spicy taste with an aromatic odor. My husband always takes one accident bite from Tom Yum soup and put away because the taste is too strong.

However, when it’s cut into small pieces, it will be easier to eat. Also, one bite with a small piece of galangal will increase your happiness of eating Thai food.