Why not try a new recipe for your family and friends this Christmas season aside the usual jollof rice
Looking to spicy up your kitchen this festive season with new dishes, check out this Thai Chicken fried rice recipe.
2tbso vegetable oil
2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 onion, diced
5 oz/150 g chicken breast, thinly sliced
3 scallion/shallot stalks, cut into tiny pieces
2 eggs, lightly beaten
3 cups cooked jasmine rice, cold
1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce + 1 1/2 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp fish sauce + 1 1/2 tbsp oyster sauce + 1 tsp sugar
1 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce + 1 1/2 tbsp thai seasoning
How you make it:
Heat oil in a large wok or a large skillet over medium high heat.
Add garlic and stir fry for 1 minute.
Add onion and stir fry for 1 minute.
Add chicken and shallots and stir fry for 1 minute or until the chicken just turns white (but still pink inside).
Push the chicken to the side and pour the egg into the middle. Scramble it quickly - about 30 seconds.
Add the rice and sauce. Stir fry for 2 minutes or so to heat the rice and coat all the rice with the sauce.
Serve immediately, garnished with fresh coriander with tomato and cucumbers on the side.