Khao khluk kapi
|Place of origin||Thailand|
|Region or state||Southeast Asia|
|Associated national cuisine||Thailand|
Khao khluk kapi (Thai: ข้าวคลุกกะปิ, pronounced [kʰâːw kʰlúk kāpìʔ]; sometimes spelled as khao kluk kapi) is a flavorful dish in Thai cuisine that consists of primary ingredients of fried rice mixed with shrimp paste, the latter of which is known as "kapi" in Thai. The dish is typically served with several side dishes or toppings, such as sliced cucumber, sliced shallot, onion or purple onion, deep-fried or fried shrimp, shredded or thinly sliced sour green mango, chili peppers, deep-fried chili peppers, sliced thin egg omelet or crêpe, sweetened roasted pork, pork belly (Chinese mu wan), Chinese sausage such as kun chiang, and mackerel, among others.
It has been described as a salad dish per the vegetables that accompany the dish, and as possessing the flavors of saltiness per the shrimp paste, sweetness per the fruits, and spiciness, per the chili peppers.
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