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Pad Kra Pao Gai (Thai Stir Fried chicken With Holy Basil)

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Pad Kra Pao Gai (Thai Stir Fried chicken With Holy Basil)

Vicky Tran

Vicky Tran

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Pad Kra Pao Gai (Thai Stir Fried chicken With Holy Basil)

Method

Pad Kra Pao Gai 9 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a small mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, fish sauce, dark soy sauce and oyster sauce, stir and set aside.

  • Step 2

    Heat a large skillet or wok on high heat, add in 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil, and quickly fry the yardlong beans until they are blistered and bright green, approximately 30 seconds. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  • Step 3

    Add in another 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil then add sliced shallots and cook for 15-20 seconds until they begin to turn light golden brown.

  • Step 4

    Add in the sliced chilies and minced garlic and cook for another 15-20 seconds being sure to stir the entire time so that the garlic does not burn.

  • Step 5

    Add the ground chicken, stir often and cook until browned and cooked through, approximately 4-5 minutes.

  • Step 6

    Add in the sauce mixture and mix to coat, cook for 1 minute until the sauce is absorbed.

  • Step 7

    Add in the holy basil leaves as well as the blistered yardlong beans. Turn off the heat and squeeze juice from the lime. Stir to incorporate and set aside while the eggs are being fried.

  • Step 8

    Fry the eggs in vegetable oil according to preference.

  • Step 9

    Serve the pad kra pao with the steamed jasmine rice, fried egg, cucumber slices and additional lime wedges.

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Pad Kra Pao Gai

Easy

Pad Kra Pao Gai (Thai Stir Fried chicken With Holy Basil)

Vicky Tran

Vicky Tran

Instagram
Pad Kra Pao Gai (Thai Stir Fried chicken With Holy Basil)

Yields:

Serves 3

Prep Time:

0 hours 30 mins

Cook Time:

0 hours 15 mins

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Ingredients

Pad Kra Pao Gai

  • 1 pound ground chicken

  • 3 cups steamed jasmine rice

  • 1 cup holy basil, leaves only

  • 1/2 cup yard long beans, cut into 1/2"-inch pieces (regular green beans can be substituted here)

  • 1/4 cup shallots, sliced

  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 whole eggs

  • 2 red finger chilies, sliced

  • 2 baby cucumbers, sliced into rounds

  • 1 lime, cut in half (plus additional wedges to garnish)

Sauce

  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce

  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce

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Method

Pad Kra Pao Gai 9 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a small mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, fish sauce, dark soy sauce and oyster sauce, stir and set aside.

  • Step 2

    Heat a large skillet or wok on high heat, add in 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil, and quickly fry the yardlong beans until they are blistered and bright green, approximately 30 seconds. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  • Step 3

    Add in another 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil then add sliced shallots and cook for 15-20 seconds until they begin to turn light golden brown.

  • Step 4

    Add in the sliced chilies and minced garlic and cook for another 15-20 seconds being sure to stir the entire time so that the garlic does not burn.

  • Step 5

    Add the ground chicken, stir often and cook until browned and cooked through, approximately 4-5 minutes.

  • Step 6

    Add in the sauce mixture and mix to coat, cook for 1 minute until the sauce is absorbed.

  • Step 7

    Add in the holy basil leaves as well as the blistered yardlong beans. Turn off the heat and squeeze juice from the lime. Stir to incorporate and set aside while the eggs are being fried.

  • Step 8

    Fry the eggs in vegetable oil according to preference.

  • Step 9

    Serve the pad kra pao with the steamed jasmine rice, fried egg, cucumber slices and additional lime wedges.

Tags:

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