Incredibly Addictive Thai Fried Rice with Prawns - There Will Be No Leftovers!

Impulsive Culinarian’s Thai Fried Rice with Prawns Recipe – aka: Khao Pad Goong

Thai Fried Rice Ingredients
  • 1 pound Raw Shrimp, size 26-30, peeled & thoroughly cleaned
  • 3 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 4 Shallots, peeled & thinly sliced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, peeled & thinly sliced
  • 2 Organic Eggs
  • 4 Baby Bok Choy, cleaned, cored & thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup White Wine
  • 4 cups of day-old Cooked Jasmine or Basmati Rice
  • 1/4 cup Fish Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 5 Green Onions, thinly sliced


Prik Nam Pla Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup Fish Sauce
  • 6 Thai Chillies, chopped
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 Farlic Clove, minced


  • Peel & thoroughly clean the raw shrimp
  • Rinse in cold water, pat them dry with paper towel, then season generously with salt & pepper, cover & refrigerate until needed
  • Warm a large wok or wok-style skillet over medium-high heat
  • Add coconut oil to the hot pan
  • Add sliced shallots to the pan and saute for around 1 minute, stirring frequently
  • Add sliced garlic to the pan and saute for an additional 30 seconds, stirring frequently
  • Add shrimp to the pan and saute for another minute and a half, stirring constantly until the shrimp is just cooked through
  • Remove pan from the heat
  • Transfer the cooked shrimp to a clean bowl, leaving as much of the shallots, garlic and oil as possible in the hot pan, then set the shrimp aside
  • In a small clean bowl, lightly scramble the eggs
  • Return your pan to the medium-high heat, push onions & garlic to one side and add eggs to the pan
  • Stir constantly until the eggs are just cooked, around 1 minute
  • Add sliced bok choy to the pan and saute for around 3 minutes stirring frequently
  • When the bok choy has wilted and reduced in volume, add white wine to the pan
  • Let the wine reduce for around 2 minutes
  • While wine is reducing, combine fish sauce, sugar, sriracha and salt in a small bowl, mixing it with a fork to combine
  • When the wine has reduce, add half of the cooked rice to the pan along with the fish sauce mixture
  • Fold together until thoroughly combined
  • Add remaining rice, stir frequently for around 6 to 7 minutes until rice is heated through and starts to fry to a light golden brown
  • Remove pan from heat
  • Return shrimp along with any drippings back to the pan and gently fold together
  • Combine all of the prik nam pla in a small mixing bowl and whisk together with a fork
  • Serve the Thai fried rice immediately with additional lime wedges and chopped green onions for garnish
Completely addictive Thai Fried Rice (Khao Pad Goong) with a side of genuine Prik Nam Pla sauce

Completely addictive Thai Fried Rice (Khao Pad Goong) with a side of genuine Prik Nam Pla sauce



Beware – This Dish Is Completely Addictive!

It’s a well known fact that Thai fried rice with prawns is one of the most addictive foods on the planet. Be wary when making this dish for a set number of people as you may very well run out of food long before the meal begins!


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