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Pad Kaprao (Thai Basil Fried Rice)

       Pad Kaprao (Thai Basil Fried Rice) is a popular Thai street dish that many Thais like. When people want to eat something but can’t think of what they need to eat, they will most surely end up at Phad Kaprao. Regardless of whether it’s pork basil or chicken basil, The recipe is fragrant, spicy, and highly sensuous, and it is also one of the popular menus that must be requested every time. It is disliked not only by Thais, but also by foreigners that visit Thailand. They must also order Pad Kaprao. Furthermore, the prices are reasonable, and every corner of Thailand is easily accessible.

Pad Kaprao

Pad Kaprao Story

       Pad Kaprao is one of Thailand’s most popular dishes. As street food dishes popular in Thailand. It is referred to as a “no-idea menu” because it is the first menu that Thais frequently order. Thai Basil Fried Rice can be applied to a variety of menus, including Pork Basil, Basil Chicken, Shrimp Basil, Seafood Basil, and many more. It is considered to be one of the most popular menu items. Aside from foreigners who enjoy it. This menu is available in many Japanese restaurants, including bars, food courts, and general dining establishments. Pad Kaprao is most likely to have appeared during King Rama VII’s reign when Chinese people brought it into Thai food cooked to order restaurants. To make it smell good, add fried garlic. Then cut minced meat or chicken into pieces and stir fry with fish sauce and dark soy sauce. Some claimed it was inspired by fried beef with fennel leaves, in the year was 1947 that Field Marshal P. Pibulsongkram had a policy toward the Cultural Revolution at the time. He needed to bring about a major cultural revolution in the country. Whether it is in terms of clothing, living, or even food. There was a national food and dessert competition back then. Of course, the most popular dish is “Pad Thai,” but the “Pad Kaprao” menu has been closely followed. After completing the contest, Rewarded food and snacks. The recipe has been updated to reflect Thai culture and to become a popular dish in the modern era.

Pad Kaprao Nutrition

Pad Kaprao

       Nutritional information: 1 Pad Kaprao dish Whether you want any kind of meat, pork, chicken, shrimp, squid, or seafood, most of them provide 350-400 kcal of energy, or more energy each time. Depending on the quantity of oil. One serving of Pad Kaprao contains the following nutrients: carbohydrate, protein, fat, calcium, phosphorus, iron, beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C, sodium, sugar, dietary fiber, and cholesterol.


Ingredients of Pad Kaprao

Pad Kaprao

       Ingredients of Pad Kaprao: 1 tablespoon rice bran oil, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, Pound red chili as you like, Beef/pork/chicken/shrimp 200 grams, 1/4 cup stock, 1 1/2 tablespoons oyster sauce, 1 tablespoon fish sauce, 1 teaspoon sugar, Basil leaves as you like.

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