Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)
Category: Main Dish

Description: Spicy Thai Basil Chicken, or Pad Krapow Gai, is a vibrant Thai stir-fry that tantalizes your taste buds with the perfect blend of heat, sweetness, and aromatic flavors. This street food favorite is a quick and easy dish that captures the essence of Thai cuisine, making it an ideal choice for a flavorful weeknight meal.


Preparation Mode:

Heat a wok over medium-high heat, add vegetable oil. Sauté minced garlic and chopped Thai bird's eye chilies until fragrant. Stir-fry finely chopped chicken until cooked and slightly browned.

Add sliced red bell pepper and onion, stir-frying until tender-crisp. In a small bowl, mix oyster sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce, and sugar. Pour the sauce over the chicken and vegetables.

Add fresh holy basil leaves, toss until wilted, and remove from heat. Serve over jasmine rice, garnish with extra basil leaves and sliced Thai bird's eye chilies. Adjust the spice level to your liking and relish the delightful harmony of spicy, savory, and aromatic notes in this Spicy Thai Basil Chicken.