Tuesday, 6 January 2009

Phad kaprao bhai neua - stir fried beef with sweet basil

1 small bowl of beef: thinly sliced
4 cloves of garlic
4 bird's eye chilies (cili padi), add more as prefered -
oyster sauce
fish sauce
black soya sauce
distilled vinegar
palm sugar
a bunch of sweet basil leaves
Heat oil in pan. Pound together garlic and chilies. Sautee the garlic and chili paste till fragrant.
Add in the sliced beef and add some water to it. Stir till the meat changes colour. Add the other ingredients to taste. Finally, throw in the sweet basil leaves, stir and leave for about 2 minutes. Take pan away from heat and serve immediately with steamed hom mali (jasmine) rice.

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