In this familiar Thai dish, chicken is stir-fried with chiles, Asian fish sauce, and copious amounts of garlic and holy basil; it's served over jasmine rice.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Mash together garlic and chiles using a mortar and pestle or the flat side of a large knife. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until garlic is just golden, about 20 seconds.

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  • Add chicken; cook, stirring often, until chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Stir in fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar, and 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper. Add basil; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Season with more pepper, if desired. Serve over rice. Garnish with basil.

Reviews (1)

13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
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Rating: Unrated
09/27/2010
What can I substitute for the fish sauce, my husband doesn't care for the flavor. Sat97