Fried Jasmine Rice with Prawns and Thai Basil

Preparation info
  • Serves

    Four to Six

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Thai Food and Cooking

By Judy Bastyra and Becky Johnson

Published 2011

  • About

Thai basil (bai grapao), also known as holy basil, has a unique, pungent flavour that is both spicy and sharp. It can be found in most Asian food markets.


  • 45 ml/3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1


  1. Heat 15 ml/1 tbsp of the oil in a wok or frying pan. Add the beaten egg and swirl it around to set like a thin pancake.
  2. Cook the pancake (on one side only) over a gentl