Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Pork and Thai Basil Stir Fry (Pad Kra Pao)

1lb ground pork
6 cloves garlic - peeled and chopped
1 shallot - peeled and chopped 
one bunch of thai basil leaves - stack up leaves, roll them and slice
1 fried egg

1 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tsp white sugar
1/3 cup chicken broth or water
3 tbsp vegetable oil

  1. Add 1 tbsp oil in a pan.  Fry the pork over medium heat till borwn and lightly crisp.
  2. Push aside the browned pork.  Add another 2 tbsp oil into pan.
  3. Add chopped shallot and garlic and fry till aromatic. Add basil and continue to fry till basil gives out aroma.
  4. Pour seasonings into pan and do a quick stir fry over high heat to combine well.
  5. Season with pepper if desired.
  6. Serve with rice and a fried egg. 

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