Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

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This quick and easy to make Thai basil chicken dish, also known has Holy Basil, has a unique and pungent flavor that is spicy and delicious!

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Yields1 Serving
 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
 4 Cloves Garlic, thinly sliced
 24 Fresh Thai Red Chillies, seeded and finally chopped(I use a mix of red and green)
 1 lb Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
 3 tbsp Thai Fish Sauce
 2 tsp Dark Soy Sauce
 1 tsp Sugar
 1012 Thai Basil Leaves
1

Heat oil in a wok or large frying pan.

2

Add the garlic and chillies to the wok or pan and stir-fry over medium heat until the garlic is golden being careful not to let the garlic burn, otherwise it'll taste bitter.

3

Add the pieces of chicken to the wok or pan and stir-fry until the chicken turns color.

4

Stir in the fish sauce, soy sauce and sugar and continue to stir-fry for 3-4 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked and golden brown.

5

Stir in the fresh Thai basil leaves and serve immediately.

6

Optional: Garnish with more chopped chillies and about 20 deep fried Thai Basil leaves.

Ingredients

 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
 4 Cloves Garlic, thinly sliced
 24 Fresh Thai Red Chillies, seeded and finally chopped(I use a mix of red and green)
 1 lb Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
 3 tbsp Thai Fish Sauce
 2 tsp Dark Soy Sauce
 1 tsp Sugar
 1012 Thai Basil Leaves

Directions

1

Heat oil in a wok or large frying pan.

2

Add the garlic and chillies to the wok or pan and stir-fry over medium heat until the garlic is golden being careful not to let the garlic burn, otherwise it'll taste bitter.

3

Add the pieces of chicken to the wok or pan and stir-fry until the chicken turns color.

4

Stir in the fish sauce, soy sauce and sugar and continue to stir-fry for 3-4 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked and golden brown.

5

Stir in the fresh Thai basil leaves and serve immediately.

6

Optional: Garnish with more chopped chillies and about 20 deep fried Thai Basil leaves.

Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

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