Thai Basil Fried Rice

Fragrant Thai Basil Fried Rice is always a winner! Recipe by Woon Heng.


  • 1 cup Organic Jasmine Rice (yields 3 cups of cooked rice)⁣
  • 4oz firm tofu, cubed & pan-fried until golden brown⁣
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion⁣
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped⁣
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper⁣
  • 2 tablespoons sliced bamboo shoots⁣
  • 2 Thai chilies, chopped⁣
  • 1 cup Thai basil leaves⁣
  • oil for cooking, salt to taste⁣


  • 2 tablespoons mushrooms stir fry sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegan fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dark soy sauce (for color)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt⁣


  • Cucumber & tomato slices, lime wedges & a side of vegan fish sauce⁣


  1. Let cooked rice cool overnight or in a fridge for at least 30 mins, then fluff with a fork to loosen up the grains.⁣
  2. In a heated non-stick pan with 1 tablespoon oil, sauté onion until it turns translucent. Then, add in garlic & sauté until fragrant. ⁣
  3. Add red bell pepper, bamboo shoot, tofu, rice & sauce. Cook, by stirring continuously until all rice is coated with sauce. Season accordingly.⁣
  4. Finally, add in the Thai chilies & turn off the heat. Then, quickly fold in Thai basil leaves & give it a good stir until all ingredients are well incorporated.⁣
  5. Serve warm with a squeeze of lime juice & the garnishes.⁣

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