Hello and welcome to Rice Cookers 101! Today, I’m excited to share with you a recipe for Thai Tripe Rice – a mouth-watering and aromatic dish that is sure to treat your taste buds to a culinary journey. With the help of your trusty rice cooker, you’ll be able to whip up this dish with ease and impress your guests at your next meal. So, let’s get cooking! We’ve made this thai tripe rice recipe easy to follow πŸ‘¨β€πŸ³. If you’re looking for our favorite rice cookers to make this recipe, check out our list of top rice cookers here.

thai tripe rice ingredients


  • 1 lb. of tripe, cleaned and cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups of jasmine rice
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 2 cups of water
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 3-4 dried chili peppers, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon of fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • Salt to taste


  1. Preheat a wok or deep-sided skillet over medium-high heat and add the vegetable oil.
  2. When the oil is hot, add the garlic, shallot, and dried chili peppers.  Stir-fry until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the tripe to the wok and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until slightly browned.
  4. Add the fish sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, and salt to taste. Mix well with the tripe.
  5. Add the jasmine rice to the wok and stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes. Make sure the rice is coated with the tripe and seasoning mixture evenly.
  6. Add the coconut milk and water to the wok. Mix everything well.
  7. Cover the wok with a lid and reduce the heat to low. Let the rice and tripe simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the rice is cooked completely. 
  8. Once cooked, remove the wok from heat and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  9. Fluff the rice with a fork and serve hot with some chopped fresh cilantro as garnish.

thai tripe rice

How long does thai tripe rice last in the fridge?

Thai tripe rice is a popular dish in Southeast Asia and is generally safe to store in the fridge as long as it is properly cooked, stored, and reheated. The rice should be stored in an airtight container and consumed within 3-4 days. If you plan to store it longer, it should be frozen immediately, where it can last for up to 3 months. It’s important to heat the rice thoroughly before eating, either by microwaving it or reheating it on the stove. Avoid reheating the rice more than once to prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. Overall, it is always best to use your best judgement and consult with a professional if you have concerns about food safety.

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Low calorie thai tripe rice recipe substitutions

To make this recipe lower in calories, there are a few substitutions that can be made. Firstly, you can use less amount of coconut milk or use a lighter version, such as reduced-fat coconut milk, to cut down on the high-calorie content. Secondly, you can use brown rice instead of jasmine rice, which is a healthier option and has a lower glycemic index. Thirdly, instead of vegetable oil, use a non-stick cooking spray or a small amount of olive oil to reduce the fat content. Additionally, you can reduce the amount of sugar or use a sugar substitute to cut down on the calories. Lastly, make sure to add plenty of vegetables to the recipe, such as carrots, broccoli or bell peppers to increase the fiber and nutrient content while keeping the calories low. Overall, with these substitutions, the recipe can be made healthier and lower in calories without compromising on the taste.

What to serve with a thai tripe rice?

Thai tripe rice is a flavorful and filling dish that pairs well with a variety of side dishes. Some popular options include steamed or stir-fried vegetables, such as bok choy, broccoli, or carrots. A light and refreshing cucumber salad can also complement the richness of the tripe and rice. For a heartier meal, consider serving alongside some grilled or stir-fried chicken or shrimp. Finally, a bowl of miso soup or a cold beer can help balance the spiciness of the dish and refresh the palate between bites.

Whats the best sauce for a thai tripe rice?

One of the best sauces for Thai tripe rice is nam prik pao, a versatile chili paste made from roasted chilies, shrimp paste, palm sugar, tamarind paste, fish sauce, and garlic. Its sweet and spicy flavor perfectly complements the tender tripe and nutty rice. To prepare the sauce, add a spoonful of nam prik pao to a small bowl, then dilute it with lime juice, vinegar, or water. You can also add chopped peanuts, coriander leaves, and sliced shallots for extra texture and freshness. Pour the sauce over the plated tripe rice and enjoy!

Thai tripe rice health benefits

Thai tripe rice, also known as khao soi, is a traditional dish consisting of a coconut milk-based curry soup served with soft wheat noodles, chicken or beef, and crispy fried noodles. It is a high-calorie and high-fat dish, making it not the best option for those seeking to maintain a healthy diet. However, the dish does provide some nutritional benefits from the inclusion of vegetables like onion, ginger, and garlic, as well as the protein from the chicken or beef. If you are looking for a healthier recipe, I would recommend a stir-fry with lean protein, like chicken or tofu, and lots of colorful vegetables like bell peppers, broccoli, and carrots. Serve with brown rice for a nutritious and satisfying meal.

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