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Thai Spicy Basil Fried Rice

Thai Spicy Basil Fried Rice (30-min. Recipe)

Thai Spicy Basil Fried Rice. This is the best thai chicken fried rice filled with a savoury spicy flavour that totally hits the spot. Perfect for dinner or lunch.
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine thai
Servings 2
Calories 1709 kcal


Rice Cooker


  • 1 chicken breast
  • 2 cups Thai basil
  • 3 red chillies finely chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 4 cups jasmine rice cooked
  • 3 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

Marinade for chicken:

  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 fried eggs optional


  • How to make spicy thai basil chicken fried rice
  • First marinate your chicken with soy sauce and fish sauce. Set aside.
  • Then in a small bowl, crush your red chillies, garlic and salt until it's crushed.
  • In a hot pan set over medium high heat, add your avocado oil followed by the chicken. Fry on both sides until mostly cooked.
  • Add your crushed chilli with garlic and mix into the chicken.
  • Mix in your basil.
  • Quickly add in your cooked rice and break it apart.
  • Season the rice with oyster sauce, fish sauce, sesame oil, sugar and give it a good mix. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • In the same pan, remove any rice granules with a paper towel. Add some oil and fry as many eggs as desired until crispy along the eggs sunny side up.
  • Place egg over top of your rice. Enjoy!


Calories: 1709kcalCarbohydrates: 304gProtein: 53gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 2851mgPotassium: 1008mgFiber: 5gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1303IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 176mgIron: 4mg
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