This exquisite variation of Pad Thai uses rice instead of noodles for a delicious chicken fried rice dish – made with our Mahatma® Long Grain and Jasmine Rice Blend, this is the kind of recipe that will make you think twice before ordering take out. Pro tip: squeeze fresh lime juice for the greatest flavor explosion.
Cook rice blend according to package directions. Let cool completely, set aside and refrigerate
Whisk together lime juice, ketchup, oyster sauce, fish sauce, garlic, sriracha and brown sugar; set aside.
Heat oil in large skillet or wok set over medium-high heat; cook chicken, salt and pepper, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes or until starting to brown.
Stir in rice; cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes. Stir in shredded carrot and half of the thinly sliced green onions; cook for 1 minute.
Stir in ketchup mixture; bring to boil and cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until rice is heated through.
Meanwhile, whisk eggs with a tablespoonful of water; stir in 1/4 cup cilantro. Heat a few teaspoonfuls of oil in nonstick skillet set over medium heat; pour in eggs, tilting pan to coat evenly. Cook omelet over low heat just until set but not colored. Roll up tightly into tube shape; cut omelet into 1-inch thick slices.
Divide rice mixture among 4 dishes. Garnish with sliced omelet, remaining green onions and cilantro, peanuts, bean sprouts and chili pepper. Serve with lime wedges.
Traditional Pad Thai is made from rice noodles, finely chopped vegetables, soy sprouts, scrambled eggs and an additional source of protein, sautéed all together in a wok or large pan. Ingredients are covered with a bittersweet sauce to blend all of the flavors together. We took a step further and added a twist to the original recipe – introducing our Authentic Grains product specially made for all of your fried rice recipes.
The mixture of sauces included in this dish alongside tender diced chicken, sautéed vegetables, a fluffy Japanese omelet and perfectly cooked Mahatma® Rice will make this dish a new family favorite. If you still have questions about how to cook our products we recommend you follow our How to cook rice guide. Anything from figuring out the correct water to rice ratio to deciding which rice goes along with what recipe, all your concerns will be solved in this easy to read guide.
Loved this Thai inspired recipe? You better save some rice to whip up these Thai Coconut Curry Burritos for your next meal-prep session.