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Thai Olive Rice Recipe

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Thai Olive Fried Rice

An easy-to-cook recipe where cooked rice is tossed through with a topping of minced meat and black olive paste, a Teochew condiment. The garnishes add crunch and freshness to the rice, making it a complete meal. This recipe is developed by Sylvia Tan, bestselling cookbook author & veteran in the local food scene using Kinmemai Japanese rice.

Number of servings: 8 to 10 people

INGREDIENTS

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6 cups of water, 500g minced chicken, 4 cloves of garlic, 250g bottle of black olive paste, 1-2 teaspoon fish sauce, white pepper, 1 cup peanut, 6 fresh Thai basil leaves, 2 fresh chilies, 1 thin-skinned large lime.
  • 5 cups of Kinmemai Better White
  • 6 cups of water
  • 500g minced chicken
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 250 g bottle of black olive paste
  • 1-2 tsps. fish sauce
  • Generous shake of white pepper
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5 cups of Kinmemai Better White.

Click HERE to read about the health benefits of Kinmemai Better White Japanese Rice.

GARNISHES

  • 1 cup of peanuts, roasted
  • 5 to 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 fresh red chilies, sliced
  • 1 thin-skinned large lime, diced finely

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook Kinmemai Better White rice with water in a rice cooker till dry and fluffy. While rice is cooking, prepare the garnishes.
  2. Pour out two tablespoons of oil from the bottle of olive paste and heat in a wok.
  3. Sauté chopped garlic till fragrant.
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    Add the meat, fish sauce and lots of white pepper. Cook over high heat, tossing well. Leave aside.
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    Add the contents of the bottle of olive paste to the meat.
  6. Dish out cooked rice onto a platter. Top with olive-meat mixture.
  7. Garnish with nuts, chillies, diced lime and basil leaves. Before eating, toss rice and garnishes together and serve

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Recipe credit: Sylvia Tan, bestselling cookbook author & veteran in the local food scene using Kinmemai Japanese rice.

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