Originally posted September 27, 2015

Gai Kra Prow (Thai Holy Basil Chicken)

Gai Kra Prow (Thai Holy Basil Chicken) by Sarah Xiong

Eat with steamed rice and fried egg, unseasoned.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breast, minced by hand
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 large shallot
  • 2 thai red chilis
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tsp sweet black soy sauce
  • 1 large bunch thai basil, leaves only

Directions

Pound garlic, shallots and chilis into a paste.

Add oil and paste into a hot wok. Fry for a few minutes. Add chicken. Fry til fully cooked. Add fish sauce, black soy sauce and 1/4 cup water. Let simmer for a few minutes. Turn off heat and toss in basil.

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