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Vegan Thai Basil Fried Rice

Make this tasty and flavorful vegan Thai basil fried rice today! It's simple-to-make and will surely whet your appetite with all the fragrant rice and Thai basil.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Rice Cooking Time (in rice cooker)40 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 2
Author: woonheng


  • 3 cups cooked Jasmine rice
  • ¾ cup Thai basil leaves
  • 7 oz pan-fried tofu cubes
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 Thai chiles



  • Cucumber slices
  • Salad
  • Lime juice


  • To make the sauce, whisk together oyster sauce, fish sauce, soy sauce, dark soy sauce, and sugar in a bowl until well-combined.
  • Next, pound or crush garlic cloves and chile.
  • To make the fried rice, heat a large wok or non-stick skillet. Add a tablespoon of oil.
  • Sauté onion for a minute or two or until slightly soft.
  • Add the garlic and chile and stir-fry for a few seconds.
  • Once the garlic is fragrant, add the tofu and toss for a few more seconds.
  • Add the rice and swirl in the prepped sauce.
  • Using the back of the spatula, press the rice lightly and toss all the ingredients until well-combined.
  • Finally, fold in the Thai basil and cook until the leaves start to wilt a little.
  • Serve the rice warm with a side of cucumber and salad. Don't forget to add a squeeze of lime juice too.



Here are my homemade sauces if you prefer to use instead of store-bought: