Thai Basil Chicken (pad kra pao gai)

By CSL Staff
April 14, 2021

City Style and Living Spring 2021 Thai Basil Chicken (pad kra pao gai)
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15-minute healthy, and flavourful lunch for working from home.

Cut 2 chicken thighs into small pieces. Add 1 tbsp. oil to a wok.  Fry chicken until cooked with 2 tbsp. Sushi Chef Dark Soy Sauce. Add, 5 cloves garlic, diced. Add 1 tsp. Thai kitchen Roasted Red Chili Paste. Add 1 tbsp. sugar to sauteed chicken together with garlic, fish sauce, roasted chili paste. Add 1 tbsp. Thai Kitchen fish sauce. Remove from heat and finish by tossing in 1 cup Thai basil.

Note: while you can use Italian basil in the recipe, Thai basil gives the dish its distinct flavour.

City Style and Living Spring 2021 Thai Basil Chicken (pad kra pao gai) dish closeup
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This original article first appeared in the Spring 2021 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.

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