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Cow Pad Gung.

Fried Rice with Shrimp (Serves 2)

Ingredients

2 Eggs
2 and half cups of steamed rice
1 tbsp diced carrot
1 medium onion diced
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp fish sauce
120g shrimps cut in half
2 tbs chopped spring onion
2 tbsn vegetable oil

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Ingredients

Method

Heat a frying pan or wok, add 1 tbsn veg oil and when oil is hot add the eggs and stir until the eggs are cooked.

Add the rice and mix well with the eggs. Put in a dish on one side.

Add 1 tbsn of veg oil to the same pan. When it's hot add carrot and onion until cooked then add the shrimp.

 Stir fry until the shrimp is cooked than add the rice/egg mixture seasoning with sugar and soi sauce. Taste and  if too plain add more seasoning.

Add chopped spring onion, stir fry briefly then serve

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Level 1 - Cow Pad Gung (Fried Rice with Shrimp) Increase quantities by integer multiplication

Level 2 - Massaman Gai (Chicken and Potato Curry) Increase quantities by multiplication

Level 3 - Gai Gorae (Spicy Grilled Chicken) Decrease quantities

Level 4 - Gwittyo Tom Yam Gung (Spicy Lemon Shrimp Soup with Noodles) Mixed questions

Level 5 - Tom Yam Gung (Spicy Lemon Shrimp Soup) Hardfer mixed questions

Level 6 - Geng Jute Jang Ngok (Glass Noodle Soup With Pork) Puzzling questions

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