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Saturday, September 4, 2010

FRIED CHICKEN WITH BASIL LEAVES [ thai food : pad ka-prao kai ]

fried chicken with basil leavesholy basil leaves 

Thai Recipe Ingredients

* 450 grams chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
* 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
* 1/2 cup onion, sliced
* 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
* 2 teaspoons black soy sauce
* 2 tablespoons fish sauce
* 1 cup fresh holy basil
* 7 chillies, chopped and pounded coarsely
* Dash of ground white pepper
Note : You can add more vegetables such as carrot, string bean, baby corn as extra ingredients. 

Thai Food 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.

(For 2 Serving)

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