Thai Chicken Fried Rice with Basil - Kao Pad Krapao
Another delicious way to enjoy fried rice, fragrant with the heady aroma of basil!"Delicious! Easy to follow directions and flavorful to boot! Holy Basil is most commonly found at Asian markets, the flavor is worlds different from regular basil; I grow it myself whenever possible =) " - Firebyrd
Yield: 3 Ready in 45 minutes
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|2 tablespoonsVegetable oil|
|3 clovesgarlic; minced|
|1 tablespoonfresh Thai red chili pepper; chopped|
|8 ouncesboneless skinless chicken breasts; cut into bite-size pieces|
|2 cupscooked rice; cold|
|1 tablespoonFish sauce|
|1 tablespoonSoy sauce|
|2 tablespoonsshallots; chopped|
|1/3 cupThai holy basil; (regular basil ok)|
|1 tablespoonFresh Cilantro; chopped|
Thai Chicken Fried Rice with Basil - Kao Pad Krapao Preparation
1In a wok or large skillet, stir-fry garlic in oil until golden; then add chilies and chicken and stir-fry until chicken is cooked.
2Add rice, sugar, fish sauce, and soy sauce, and stir-fry, mixing gently.
3When well mixed, add shallots, basil leaves and cilantro; cook another minute or so, and serve.
4If you desire, serve with lime wedges, chile sauce, fish sauce, or soy sauce at the table.
| 20 min | 10 min prep |
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