Shiitake Gapao Rice (Thai Fried Rice)

Shiitake Gapao Rice (Thai Fried Rice)

This delicious spicy rice whets the appetite! Asian cuisine is especially delicious when prepared with Japanese log-cultivated shiitake mushrooms!
Slowly fry garlic, red chili pepper, and cilantro stems for a delicious aroma.
Recipe provided by: Hattori Nutrition College

(serves 4)

Chicken thighs
300 grams
Dried shiitake mushrooms
6 pieces
Basil leaves
4 leaves (1.6 grams)
Small green pepper
2 (80 grams)
Sweet red pepper
1 (150 grams)
Onion
1/2 (100 grams)
Garlic (minced)
2 cloves (10 grams)
Red chili peppers (sliced thinly)
4
Vegetable oil (for frying)
2 tablespoons
Sake
2 tablespoons
Nam pla fish sauce
1 tablespoon
Oyster sauce
1 tablespoon
Sugar
1 teaspoon
Salt and Pepper
As needed
Cooked rice
4 bowls
Eggs
4
Vegetable oil (for eggs)
2 tablespoons
Cilantro
as desired
Lemon wedges
as desired

1

Rinse dried shiitake mushrooms and soak in water to rehydrate.

2

Cut chicken, softened shiitake mushrooms, green peppers, and red peppers into 1 cm cubes and onions into 1 cm wedges.

3

Mince the garlic cloves, remove the seeds from the red chili peppers and cut into small rings.

4

Mince about 1 tablespoon of cilantro

5

Add vegetable oil, garlic, red chili pepper, and cilantro stems to frying pan and cook slowly over low heat , adding chicken and shiitake mushrooms once fragrant.

6

Once the chicken is cooked through, add sake and stir around the frying pan, and then add green peppers, red peppers, and onion, and flavor with nam pla fish sauce, oyster sauce, and sugar.

7

Tear and add basil leaves, salt, and pepper to taste.

8

Fill bowl with rice and top with a fried egg. Garnish with cilantro and lemon as desired.