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Thai Basil Chicken

Prep: 10 Mins

Cook: 15 Mins

Thai Basil Chicken, a great combination of sweet and savoury flavours. This easy recipe makes for a great mid-week dinner.


  • 4 fresh bird’s-eye chilli
  • 3 Thai shallots
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 450g minced chicken
  • 1 bunch Thai basil leaves
  • Vegetable oil

The Sauce

  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 300ml chicken stock


Preparation

1. Finely slice the shallots and bird’s-eye chillies . Finely chop the garlic.

2. Mix the sauce ingredients in a small bowl or ramekin.

Cooking

3. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok until smoking-hot. Add the shallots and garlic, and fry for 1-2 minutes. Add the minced chicken and stir-fry for 2 minutes, breaking up the chicken into small bits.

4. Add the chillies and the sauce. Stir-fry for another minute add chicken stock. Let it cook for 2 -3 minutes.

5. Add the basil, and stir-fry until wilted. Serve lettuce leaves.

How To Make Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

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  • 4 fresh bird’s-eye chilli
  • 3 Thai shallots
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 450g minced chicken
  • 1 bunch Thai basil leaves
  • Vegetable oil

The Sauce

  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 300ml chicken stock


Preparation

1. Finely slice the shallots and bird’s-eye chillies . Finely chop the garlic.

2. Mix the sauce ingredients in a small bowl or ramekin.

Cooking

3. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok until smoking-hot. Add the shallots and garlic, and fry for 1-2 minutes. Add the minced chicken and stir-fry for 2 minutes, breaking up the chicken into small bits.

4. Add the chillies and the sauce. Stir-fry for another minute add chicken stock. Let it cook for 2 -3 minutes.

5. Add the basil, and stir-fry until wilted. Serve lettuce leaves.

How To Make Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

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