A typical Aussie breakfast may be bacon and eggs, or smashed avo on toast, but have you ever wondered what the Thais eat? … there are popular dishes that many Thais particularly love eating in the morning, such as Khao Tom (rice soup) Khao Neow Moo Ping (grilled pork skewer and sticky rice) and Patongo (fried bread stick). Another popular one is Jok, a Thai version of the Chinese rice dish – congee – Charinya Ruecha of @charinyaskitchen
(Serve 4) 30 min
- 1 tbsp. cooking oil
- 150g chicken or pork mince
- 1 tbsp. Oyster sauce
- 500 ml water or stock
- 3 coriander roots
- 1 cube of stock (if using water)
- 2 cup of cooked jasmine rice (I am using Hug Pun medium – low GI)
- 1 Century egg (optional)
- Sliced ginger
- Chopped coriander chopped spring onion (for garnish)
- White pepper and seasoning sauce to your preference
1. Heat the fry pan to a medium temperature and add the oil. Add your choice of protein and the
oyster sauce and cook it 6-8 minutes or until cooked through. The chicken can be made in advance
and re-heated when time for consumption.
2. In a pot bring the water (or stock) to boil then add coriander roots and stock cube (if using water).
3. Add cooked rice and bring it to boil for 10-15 minutes.
4. Turn off the heat then blend the rice soup with a blender stick until smooth.
5. Warm up the rice and add more water or stock if it’s too thick. The consistency should be like
Add seasoning sauce in a serving bowl followed by the rice porridge, choice of meat, egg, sliced
ginger, chopped coriander, chopped spring onion and pepper.