Fried Egg (Kai Tod)

Fried eggs are great with some Thai chilies in fish sauce. A fried egg is also a perfect complement to any Thai fried rice.

Serves: 1Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 1


  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg


  • Heat a pan or wok until hot.
  • Add oil to the pan and wait 30 seconds.
  • Crack egg into hot oil and let fry for 1 minute. Serve sunny-side-up, or flip the egg and let fry on the other side for another 30 seconds.
  • For a more well-done and crispier egg, fry for a few seconds longer on each side.