Thai Fried Chicken W Basil Leaves Recipe

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Thai Fried Chicken w Basil Leaves

J. White Harris


This dish is voted to be No.4 ranking in term of top 10 Thai dishes by foreigners.

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15 Min
30 Min
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1 lb
chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
5 clove
garlic, finely chopped
1/2 c
onion, sliced
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 tsp
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
fish sauce
1 c
fresh basil
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.


1Heat a wok until the oil is hot, then stir in the garlic, and then add onions.

2Stir another few seconds before adding the chicken. Continue Stir-frying until chicken is cooked thoroughly.

3Add chilies and sprinkle soy sauce over the mixture and stir-fry another 15-20 seconds.

4Then add fresh basil leaves and fish sauce to taste. Stir and mix well.

5Sprinkle with white pepper. Stir and transfer to a serving dish.

6Normally, Thai people love to eat this dish with steamed rice and fried egg.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Thai
Other Tag: Healthy