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Recipe

Papaya salad (Som tum)

 

 

Ingredients
1
Medium dark green papaya
4
Garlic cloves
5
Green Thai chilies
2
Tomatoes, cut into wedges
1/2
tsp Salt
1/2

cup Lime juice or tamarind juice

Preparation
          Peel the papaya and rinse under running water. Remove the seeds and shred the flesh with a grater. Set aside. Place the garlic cloves and chilies in a wooden mortar and pound with a pestle until crushed into chunks. Add the papaya and the remaining ingredients and gently combine all with the pestle and a spoon. Serve cold.

Khao Pad (Fried rice)

 

 

Ingredients (2 servings)
3
tbsp Vegetable oil
200
gr. Boneless skinned chicken breast, cut into thin strips
1
Medium-sized onion, sliced
2
Eggs
4
cups Cooked rice
2
tsp White Soya sauce
1
tsp Fish sauce
1
tsp Sugar
1
tsp Ground white pepper, Spring onion, Coriander leaves, cucumber for garnish
Preparation
          Heat the oil in a wok, add the chicken and garlic and mix well over the heat for 1 minute. Add onion and cook for 1 minute break in the eggs and mix well, and then stir in the rice and the rest of the ingredients. Stir well. Cook for two more minutes and serve immediately with cucumber slices and whole spring onion.