Thai Isaan Food: Kao Ji (Grilled Sticky Rice)

Khao Ji (chee) Thai breakfast food.

Thai Isaan Food: Kao ji – Grilled Sticky Rice


1 cup cooked sticky rice
1 egg
1 tsp. fish sauce
2 tbsp. coconut milk (optional)

Cooking Instructions:

1. Mix sticky rice with coconut while the rice is still hot. Make sticky rice into a ball. (see the picture)

2. Beat the egg and add fish sauce.

3. Dip the ball of sticky rice into the egg and grill until the egg is cooked.

4. Do the same thing for the other side.

Kao Ji is influenced by Laos. You can find it in northeastern region of Thailand. Anyway, all of my Laos friends, I don’t really know if Kao Ji is one of yours recipe or not. I’m sure we can find this food in Laos too! 🙂

Sab Mak (delicious)

Sawasdee Ka - Joy

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