Thai basil chicken ( Krapao Gai ) ผัดกะเพราะไก่

About the Recipe
Thai Basil Chicken is very easy to make, and has a distinctive Thai flavor that comes through due to the sauces used in preparation.

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The oyster sauce and soy sauce give it a rich salty taste, while the sweetness of the black soy sauce takes the edge off the saltiness, as well as giving the dish a lovely darkened brown color. This Thai chicken dish can be found all over Thailand, from street vendors to fine restaurants, and is commonly served over rice, sometimes with a fried egg on top.
 

Thai basil chicken ( Krapao Gai )

Recipe Info
• Serves: 1 people
• Preparation time: 7 minutes
• Cooking Time: 8 minutes
Ingredients
• Rice
• 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
• 2 cloves of garlic
• 1 chicken breast
• Half an onion
• 4 tablespoons of oyster sauce
• 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
• 1 teaspoon of black soy sauce
• 1/3 cup of water
• 1/2 cup of fresh basil
• 3 fresh chili peppers
Preparation
• Chop the garlic into small pieces
• Cut chicken into ¼ inch slices
• Chop the onion into thin slices
• Pick the fresh basil leafs from the stem
• Chop the chili pepper

Cooking
• Turn on the stove to the medium heat
• Heat the oil
• When the oil is hot add the garlic
• When the garlic is soft (don’t let it burn) add the chicken
• Stir the chicken until it is cooked
• Add the onion
• Add all the sauces (oyster sauce, soy sauce and black soy sauce) and stir it together
• Add water and stir for about 2 minutes.
• Add the chili peppers and basil, stir it couple of time and it’s done

Serve
• Serve over rice and garnish with fresh basil.

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