Thai Chili Paste Fried Rice

Thai Chili Paste Fried Rice

This fried rice is full of spicy, Thai chili paste flavors – what a perfect pairing. You could even top it with a fried egg for even more deliciousness!


  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil 

  • 7 pieces of shrimp

  • 1 Tbsp Thai chili paste

  • 400 g cooked Jasmine rice (preferably made the day before)

  • 1 1/2 Tsp fish sauce

  • 1 Tbsp light soy sauce

  • 1 Tbsp oyster sauce

  • 1 Tsp sugar

  • 100 g onion

  • A handful of Thai basil

  • 2 pieces green chili and 2 pieces red chili


  1. Red and green chili, trimmed diagonally into 1-inch slices.

  2. Basil, pluck the basil leaves off the stems.

  3. Shrimp, remove the head and peel and remove the legs, shell and vein. Keep the head and shell to stir fry with the oil.

  4. Onion, cut into small pieces.

PREP TIME : 10minutes

COOKING TIME :  10minutes

YIELD :  2 people


Thai Chili Paste Fried Rice


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large frying pan over high heat. Add the shrimp head and shell, stir fry and press them  against the bottom of the pan until well cooked. Then remove from the wok.

  2. Now add the shrimp and stir fry until 50 percent cooked. Then add onion and stir fry until the onion starts to turn clear. Now add fish sauce, light soy sauce, Thai chili paste, oyster sauce and sugar and stir fry until all the ingredients are well combined or fragrant.

  3. Add the rice and stir-fry until evenly mixed. Add the chili and basil and stir fry for another second then remove from heat and serve.

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