Pad Kra Pao (Thai basil chicken)

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Rainbow KK

Community Member

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
230 g chicken breasts
20 g garlic
19 g chilis
40 g Thai holy basil
1½ tbsp oyster sauce
½ tsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp fish sauce
½ tsp sugar
½ tbsp vegetable oil (for coating)
egg (room temperature)

Utensils

  • 1 cutting board
  • 1 knife
  • wok
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • Step 1/4

    Roughly chop garlic. Slice chili into strips. Pluck Thai holy basil leaves. Cut the chicken into small bite sized pieces.
    • 20 g garlic
    • 19 g chilis
    • 230 g chicken breasts
    • 40 g Thai holy basil
    • 1 cutting board
    • 1 knife

    Roughly chop garlic. Slice chili into strips. Pluck Thai holy basil leaves. Cut the chicken into small bite sized pieces.

  • Step 2/4

    For the fried egg, Heat about vegetable oil in a small non-stick pan or a wok over medium high heat. Once the oil is hot, crack the egg directly into the wok and let it fry until the edges are browned and bubbly. Then remove and set aside.
    • egg (room temperature)

    For the fried egg, Heat about vegetable oil in a small non-stick pan or a wok over medium high heat. Once the oil is hot, crack the egg directly into the wok and let it fry until the edges are browned and bubbly. Then remove and set aside.

  • Step 3/4

    To make Pad Kra Pao, Heat your wok on high heat. Add vegetable oil until oil is hot, add the chilies and garlic. Stir fry until the garlic starts to turn golden. Add chicken and toss until they're no longer in big clumps.
    • ½ tbsp vegetable oil (for coating)
    • wok
    • 1 wooden spoon

    To make Pad Kra Pao, Heat your wok on high heat. Add vegetable oil until oil is hot, add the chilies and garlic. Stir fry until the garlic starts to turn golden. Add chicken and toss until they're no longer in big clumps.

  • Step 4/4

    Add oyster sauce, fish source, sugar, and finally a splash of dark soy sauce. If it starts to get dry stir in the holy basil and then immediately turn off the heat. Then remove and set aside.
    • 1½ tbsp oyster sauce
    • ½ tsp dark soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp fish sauce
    • ½ tsp sugar

    Add oyster sauce, fish source, sugar, and finally a splash of dark soy sauce. If it starts to get dry stir in the holy basil and then immediately turn off the heat. Then remove and set aside.