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Lychees & Fried Rice ( Koa Pad Lin Gee )


This is a sweeter rice dish, with lychees and raisins adding a pleasant and refreshing sweetness, balanced with salty cashew nuts. Maggic sauce is a German savoury sauce popular in Thailand.

Ingredients for 2 People
200 gms Pre-Cooked Fragrant Rice
5 Lychees (Pitted and Peeled, or Tinned)
2 Garlic Cloves
2 Tablespoons Chopped Spring Onions
2 Tablespoons Choppped Carrot
1 Tablespoon Chopped Onion
1 Teaspoon Raisins
2 Tespoons Cashew Nuts
4 Tablespoons Light Soy Sauce
3 Tablespoons Maggi Sauce
1/3 Teaspoon Sugar
1/4 White Pepper
3 Tablespoons Oil

1. Peel and chop the garlic then put into a hot frying pan and cook for a few seconds to release the smell.
2. Add the carrot, onion, and rice into the pan and fry for a few seconds just to warm it through.
3. Add the Maggi sauce, light soy sauce, white pepper, sugar, spring onion and cashew nuts and fry it for 10 seconds more, thats all it takes to cooke.
4. Remove from the heat.
5. Cut the lychees into quarters and mix into the fried rice and serve warm.

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