Stir-Fried Chicken with Holy basil leaves [Pad Krapao Gai]

This Chicken Basil Recipe is one of the classics Thai menu. It made using holy basil which has a slightly hot taste to it but you can use any sort of basil you like.

Stir-Fried Chicken with holy basil leaves Ingredients

1. 450 grams chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces

2. 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped

3. 1/2 cup onion, sliced

4. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

5. 2 teaspoons black soy sauce

6. 2 tablespoons fish sauce

7. 1 cup fresh holy basil

8. 7 chillies, chopped and pounded coarsely

9. Dash of ground white pepper

Stir-Fried Chicken with holy basil leaves Preparations

1. Heat a wok until the oil is hot, then stir in the garlic, and then add onions. Stir another few seconds before adding the chicken. Continue Stir-frying until chicken is cooked throughly.

2. Add chillies and sprinkle black soy sauce over the mixture and stir-fry another 15-20 seconds.

3.Then add fresh basil leaves and fish sauce to taste. Stir and mix well. Sprinkle with white pepper. Stir and transfer to a serving dish. Normally, Thai people love to eat this dish with steamed rice and fried egg.



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