Khao pad poo (Crab Fried Rice)

Khao pad poo (Crab Fried Rice)

Serves 4

  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 cup crab meat, cooked
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 2 Tbsp Maggi seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp nam pla (fish sauce)
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • Sauce
  • ¼ cup nam pla (fish sauce)
  • 5 green Thai chili peppers, finely chopped
  • Garnish
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • ½ cup sliced cucumber
  • chopped cilantro leaves
  • 4 lemons, cut in wedges

Heat a large skillet and add the oil. Stir-fry the garlic, crab and eggs together until the egg is cooked. Add the rice, Maggi seasoning, fish sauce and sugar. Continue to stir-fry until the mixture is hot. Add the green onion.

Mix together the sauce ingredients. Remove the rice to a serving dish, decorate with the garnish, and serve with the sauce on the side.


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