Stir-Fried Pumpkin with Egg (Fak Thong Pad Khai) : ฟักทองผัดไข่

Fak Thong Pad Khai – delicious stir-fried recipe with pumpkin and the meat of your choice. This amazing dish is super easy to cook at home. It is very good when eaten with jasmine rice.

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Servings: 2
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 7 mins
Total time: 12 mins

Stir-Fried Pumpkin with Egg


200 g pumpkin (remove the seeds and spongy part and cut into bite sized pieces)
150 g chicken
1/2 cup water
1 egg
3 cloves fresh garlic
1 tablespoon oil
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon Fish Sauce
3 tablespoons Oyster Sauce

Stir-Fried Pumpkin with Egg


1. Heat the oil in the pan on the medium heat and add chopped garlic, then stir fry for a few seconds till it will become lightly brown and fragrant.

Stir-Fried Pumpkin with Egg

2. Add chicken and fry till it’s just cooked. Season it with sugar, fish sauce and oyster sauce. You can adjust seasoning as you desire.

Stir-Fried Pumpkin with Egg

3. Add pumpkin slices and a bit of water and simmer it for about 3 minutes or until it starts to tender. Stir fry occasionally to avoid sticking.

Stir-Fried Pumpkin with Egg

4. When it will become dry, add eggs to the pan and keep stirring slowly. Turn off the heat and serve the dish with jasmine rice.

 Stir-Fried Pumpkin with Egg


You can stir in the sweet basil leaves before turning the heat off to make this dish flavorful.