Pad Krapow (Spicy Basil Beef)

barbara lentz


You can serve this dish with any ground meat like chicken and pork. I have also made it with ground shrimp. I have added poached eggs on top too. It's just delish


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5 Min
15 Min


  • 3 Tbsp
    sweet soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    oyster sauce
  • 4 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili paste in soybean oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    peanut oil
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2
    red chilies seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 medium
    onion sliced
  • 1 medium
    red bell pepper seeded and sliced
  • 1 c
    thai basil leaves
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper

How to Make Pad Krapow (Spicy Basil Beef)


  1. Combine the sweet soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, and chili paste together and set aside.
  2. In a wok or large skillet place the oil. When the pan starts to smoke a bit add the garlic and chilies. Cook about 30 seconds. Add the ground beef and cook breaking up the meat about 2 minutes.
  3. Stir int the onion and bell pepper and cook until vegetables start to softened. Add the sauce to the pan and cook for about 1 minutes. Stir in the basil and finish with white pepper.
  4. Serve with jasmine rice.

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About Pad Krapow (Spicy Basil Beef)

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Thai

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