Khao Pad Nam Prik Pao – Fried Rice with Chili Paste
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red bell pepper
cooked green beans
Thai chili paste (nam prik pao)
Soft boil egg for 5 minutes, remove from pot and drop into ice water.
Heat up a drizzle of oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chopped bell pepper, green beans, scallion, and chopped garlic. Stir and allow to sweat for about 1 minute.
Add 2 tsp smoked chili paste, hand-ripped Thai basil, day-old rice, chopped chilis along with a drizzle of fish sauce and pinch of sugar. Stir together and fry.
Serve and garnish with sliced cucumber, fried shallots, soft-boiled egg, a dollop of chili paste on top.