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thai fried chicken w basil leaves

(1 rating)
Recipe by
J. White Harris
Gallatin, TN

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

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For thai fried chicken w basil leaves

  • 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
  • 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.

How To Make thai fried chicken w basil leaves

  • 1
    Heat a wok until the oil is hot, then stir in the garlic, and then add onions.
  • 2
    Stir another few seconds before adding the chicken. Continue Stir-frying until chicken is cooked thoroughly.
  • 3
    Add chilies and sprinkle soy sauce over the mixture and stir-fry another 15-20 seconds.
  • 4
    Then add fresh basil leaves and fish sauce to taste. Stir and mix well.
  • 5
    Sprinkle with white pepper. Stir and transfer to a serving dish.
  • 6
    Normally, Thai people love to eat this dish with steamed rice and fried egg.

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