The Spicy And Appetizing Thai Basil Chicken Recipe

In Thailand, this recipe has the other name as Pad Kra Pao Gai and is popular in all over Thailand. For chicken lovers, this is not just another method of preparing chicken but also a discovery of one of the most tasty and spicy chicken recipe. Before proceeding with the recipe, you must know that Thai people love highly spiced food and this is one similarity that you probably will find in almost all of Thai dishes. This recipe is so popular in Thailand that you will find the dish being served in almost all the street vendors. Eaten everywhere in Thailand, next is you who has to take the taste of the recipe. Just read carefully the guidelines given below and have the taste of Thai Basil Chicken recipe. Also, do share your experience and tell us if you liked the recipes and would like to try again or not.

Here Are The Spicy And Appetizing Thai Basil Chicken Recipe

Thai Basil Chicken Recipe

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Serving: 1

Ingredients Needed For Thai Pad Kra Pao Gai

1 big egg
2 teaspoon of all-purpose oil (for preparing egg)
1 chicken breast of about 200 grams
4 Thai chilles
5 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
1 teaspoon of oil for frying chicken
1/2 teaspoon of light soy sauce
½ tablespoon of sugar
Little bit of dark soy sauce
1 handful of the special Thai holy basil leaves

Instructions To Prepare Thai Pad Kra Pao Gai

Step 1

Taka a wok and add 2 teaspoon of vegetable oil on high-medium heat.

Step 2

Break one egg as soon as the oil heats up. Allow it to sizzle and form bubbles at its surface. Add little amount of hot oil on the surface of the egg. Don’t flip the egg and let it cook from one side.

Step 3

Once the egg is prepared from one side, take it out in a plate and drain the extra oil from it.

Step 4

Take the boneless chicken and cut it into small pieces. Peel the garlic and together with chilles, mince it. Don’t minced the two very fine. Now separate the holy basil leaves off their stems.

Step 5

Now comes the main part of the recipe i.e. cooking chicken. Preheat the wok on high heat and add 1 teaspoon of oil in it. Add minced chilles and garlic to the oil and stir fry for the subsequent 20 seconds. You can also decide the time by their leaving turning really aromatic. Add the previously cut chicken pieces to the oil. Sit fry the chicken pieces until they turn brown. In case, it starts soaking all the oil ad turns dry, add little amount of oil to keep it from drying and burning.

Step 6

Add ½ teaspoon of light soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce, little splash of dark soy sauce and ½ teaspoon of sugar. Stir fry the ingredients for the next 30 minutes.

Step 7

In this step, carefully toss the Thai holy basil leaves into the chicken and mix well with chicken pieces. Turn off the heat as soon as you have mixed the basil leaves with chicken pieces or you mThe Spicy And Appetizing Thai Basil Chicken Recipeay also cook the holy basil leaves for 5 minutes as it will continue to cook from the existing heat.

Step 8

Now keep the chicken pieces in a dish and decorate it with the gravy. Keep egg (prepared in step 3) besides. Although, you will love it with egg but it will taste better if you serve it with normal rice.

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