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Monday, October 5, 2020

Thai Shrimp Fried With Basil / Pad Krapow Kung

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Pad Krapow Kung
Medium size raw shrimp cleaned - 20
Holy basil leaves - 1/2 cup
( add more if you want a strong flavour)
Garlic - 8
Diced onion - 1/4 cup
Red Thai chillies - 8
( I did not have so soaked 8 kashmiri chillies in hot water for 10 minutes)
Red chilly paste - 1/4 tsp ( optional)
( I added for extra hotness)
Brown sugar - 1 tsp heaped
Salt to taste
Oyster sauce - 1 tsp
( Today i did not use as i ran out of the sauce)
Fish sauce - 1 tsp
Soy sauce - 1 tbsp
Stock or water - 1/4 cup
Oil - 2 tbsp

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Thai Fried Shrimp With Basil
Crush red chillies,garlic and onion to a coarse mixture,keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan add the crushed chilly garlic mixture and saute till raw smell has disappeared.
Add the shrimp and fry in high flame till colour changes.
Lower the flame and add the salt, brown sugar, soy sauce, fish sauce and sauté for couple minutes.
Add stock or water if the mixture is dry,cook till shrimp is cooked well.
Lastly add the basil leaves sauté and switch off the stove.
Do not cook too much once the basil is added you will loose it's flavor.
Best served hot with rice.

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