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Thai-Inspired Rice

  • prep time 0 min
  • total time 0 min
  • serves 6
6 Ratings
Thai-Inspired Rice

The taste of Thailand in a bowl! Quick, easy to make, and guaranteed to hit the spot.

Christine Cushing Courtesy of:
Christine Cushing

Side, Thai, Dinner, Stir-Fry, Rice/Grain

Directions for: Thai-Inspired Rice


1 Tbsp of vegetable oil (15 ml)

3 clove garlic, minced

1 carrot, peeled and diced

2 Tbsp fish sauce (30 ml)

1 Tbsp soya sauce (15 ml)

1 Tbsp lime juice (15 ml)

2 tsp sugar (10 ml)

dash of Sambal Olek, or crushed red peppers

3 cup cooked white rice (750 ml)

¾ cup frozen peas (180 ml)

2 green onions, sliced thinly

Handful of chopped cilantro, optional

1 lime, cut into slices


1. Heat oil in a wok or large sauté pan over high heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add the carrot and stir fry until tender. Add fish sauce, soy sauce, lime juice, sugar and sambal olek and cook until the sugar is dissolved. Add the cooked rice, breaking up the clumps and continue to stir fry until heated through, about 3 minutes. Add the peas, green onion and chopped cilantro and stir fry until heated through. Garnish with lime slices and serve.

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