Stir-Fried Rice with Shrimp Paste

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By Neil Perry

Published 2008

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This Thai-inspired rice dish is a wonderful meal with left-over rice. The shrimp paste gives it a beautiful sweet fragrance that makes it irresistible.


  • 555 g (1 lb 4 oz/3 cups) cooked


For the sweet pork, heat a wok until smoking, add the oil and, when hot, stir-fry the pork until golden brown. Add the garlic and stir-fry until fragrant, then add the palm sugar and cook for about a minute to allow it to caramelise. Add the fish sauce, soy sauce and 3 tablespoons w