Thai Stirfried Basil
April 22, 2008, 8:08 am
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Stir Fried Chicken with Chilies and Holy Basil, “Phad Ga-Praw Gai” is a favorite for lunch time meal for the Thai people. It is usually made with minced chicken and served over rice with a hard fried egg on top. Now you can learn to cook this dish at home using the online videos. In the online video you will be taught by Thai Chef Chanrat Karatna, nickname Air, and his staff not only how to cook Thai Stir Fried Chicken but about the ingredients at his cooking school Air’s Thai Culinary Kitchen in Chiang Mai Thailand.

Copy the recipe below then watch the Thai Stir Fried Chicken with Chilies and Holy Basil video and take notes.

Thai Stir Fried Chicken with Chilies and Holy Basil
“Phad Ga-Praw Gai” 

1/3 cup cooking oil 
2 tsp chopped garlic 
1 tsp chopped birds eye chilies 
200g sliced or minced chicken breast skinned 
½ – 1 tbsp Thai fish sauce 
1 tbsp Soy sauce 
1 tbsp Oyster sauce 
1 tsp sugar 
1 cup holy basil leaves 

Heat wok over high heat. Add cooking oil then garlic and chilies, stir fry for a very short 15 seconds or less until fragrant. Quickly add the chicken and continue to stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes. Add fish sauce, soy sauce and oyster sauce and stir thoroughly. Add the holy basil and stir again. Transfer to serving dish. Garnish with carrot or fried holy basil leaves.



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Sounds delicious! I make a good crazy chicken rice noodle dish with Thai basil. http://michaelbeyer.wordpress.com/2010/05/28/michaels-crazy-chicken-rice-noodle-stir-fry/
I’m looking for more recipes that use that herb.

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