RECIPE TITLE "Baked Rice with Pineapple - Khao Ob Sapparod"
Thailand The Beautiful Cookbook
Serves 4 ---
The pineapple in this recipe serves dual purposes: first to enhance
the flavor, second to provide an attractive presentation.
3 tablespoons oil
8 oz (250 g) boned chicken, diced
1/4 Cup (2 fl oz/60 ml) fish sauce (nam pla)
1 tabelspoon Maggi seasoning
1/4 cup (2 oz/60 g) sugar
2 cups coconut milk
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1/4 cup cilantro/coriander leaves (bai yak chee), chopped
1/2 cup toasted cashew nut
1/2 cup (3 oz/90 g) raisins
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro/coriander leaves (bai pak chee)
4 cups steamed jasmine rice (khao suay) (see page 98)
|Cut the pineapple in half lengthwise and remove the fruit so both
pineapple shells can be used as containers. Place 1/2 cup of the fruit
in a blender and process until finely chopped. Set aside. The rest
of the fruit is not needed for this dish.
Heat a large skillet and add the oil. Saut?é the chicken
until done. Add all the seasonings and allow the mixture to cook
until it foams.
Add the cashews, pineapple, raisins, cilantro and rice. Remove
from the heat and mix thoroughly.
Stuff the rice mixture into pineapple halves and bake in a 350'F
(180'C) oven until hot, about 15 minutes, or microwave for 5 minutes.
Cover the pineapple leaves with foil before baking so that they
are not burned.
If fresh pineapple is unavailable, the rice mixture could also
be wrapped in banana leaves and baked at 350'F(180'C) for 15 minutes
or until hot.
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