Thai Fried Rice

Kao Paht

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Appears in
Quick & Easy Thai

By Nancie McDermott

Published 2004

  • About

For most Thai people, making fried rice is like making a sandwich in the West: there’s not much to it. Fried rice is a formula for quick and easy meals that a) take very little time and effort; b) make good use of leftovers; and c) taste like you worked harder than you did. Get in the habit of cooking more rice than you need for a particular meal, as fried rice begins with room—temperature rice; cold, hard rice from the refrigerator is even better. You can add cooked meat rather than uncook